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Pilgrims cheer during the World Youth Day opening ceremony

The pilgrims’ spirits are high in Rio despite the rain

Pope Francis kisses the statue of Our Lady of Aparecida (AP)

Pope Francis is visibly moved by visit to Brazil’s national Marian shrine

Pope Francis greets pilgrims at the Shrine of Our Lady of Aparecida (AP)

Pontiff says ‘Christians cannot be pessimists’

Pilgrims attend the opening Mass on Copacabana Beach (AP)

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Archbishop Tempesta celebrates the opening World Youth Day Mass (AP)

Archbishop asks pilgrims to ‘infect everyone with the joy and peace of Christ’

The Holy Father greets crowds in Rio yesterday (AP)

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Pope Francis waves to the crowds after his arrival in Rio (CNS)

Police find homemade bomb at shrine Pontiff will visit on Wednesday

Pope Francis waves inside the plane bound for Rio this morning (AP)

Pontiff tells reporters onboard plane: ‘I enjoy your company’

The Pope is greeted by cabin crew at Leonardo Da Vinci airport (AP)

Francis begins the first apostolic journey of his pontificate

Pope Francis blesses the faithful at the Angelus yesterday (AP)

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