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Pope Arrives in Rio Amid Protests: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Pope Francis arrived in Rio yesterday on a week-long visit to Brazil in the first overseas trip of his papacy to take part in the 2013 World Youth Day (WYD). The Argentinian-born head of the Roman Catholic Church met pilgrims in Rio's Centro on his first day, and also was welcomed officially by President Rousseff at a reception at the Palácio Guanabara.

The pontiff's schedule has already been made . . .

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