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Pope Francis arrives in Brazil on first foreign trip

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Pope Francis arrives in Brazil on first foreign trip

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Pope Francis has touched down in Rio de Janiero for his first foreign trip as pontiff.

Welcomed by Brazilian president Dilma Roussef, the pope was also greeted by a large crowd for his landmark visit.

He will be in Brazil for a week of events expected to attract more than a million people.

The country is home the world’s largest Roman Catholic population.