Pope looks forward to 'wonderful week in Rio'

Pope Francis has said he is looking forward to spending a "wonderful week" in Rio, having touched down in Brazil for his first international visit a few hours ago.

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Today we begin a wonderful week in Rio; may it be a time to deepen our friendship in Jesus Christ.

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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.