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Pope ends historic Brazil tour

Pope Francis has left Brazil with Rio still pulsating with excitement after an historic beachfront Mass for more than 3 million people in which he challenged young people to build a new world based on tolerance and love.

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Brazil gets ready to welcome the Pope

Sand sculpture in honor of Pope Francisco in Copacabana, south of Rio de Janeiro. Credit: ALESSANDRO COSTA/DPA/Press Association Images

With sand sculptures on Copacabana beach and with masks Catholics in Brazil get ready to welcome the Pope on his first international visit.

Sand sculpture in honor of Pope Francisco in Copacabana, south of Rio de Janeiro. Credit: WILTON JUNIOR/DPA/Press Association Images
Sand sculpture in honor of Pope Francisco in Copacabana, south of Rio de Janeiro. Credit: WILTON JUNIOR/DPA/Press Association Images
Mask in honor of Pope Francisco, is displayed in a factory in Rio de Janeiro. Credit: PAULO ALVADIA/DPA/Press Association Images

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