VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis will visit the poor in a favela and meet young prisoners when he travels to Brazil on his first international trip as pontiff in July, the Vatican said on Tuesday. Full story
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Scottish Cardinal Keith Michael Patrick O'Brien kisses Pope John Paul II's hand during the consistory in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican October 21, 2003. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi
Policeman patrol the Casa Branca slum, with the Hospital de Sao Francisco de Assis in the background , in Rio de Janeiro May 10, 2013. Pope Francis is expected to lead a mass and meet drug addicts during his upcoming visit to the hospital. The pope will travel to Brazil on his first international t
A man walks in Casa Branca slum, with the Hospital de Sao Francisco de Assis in the background , in Rio de Janeiro May 10, 2013. Pope Francis is expected to lead a mass and meet drug addicts during his upcoming visit to the hospital. The pope will travel to Brazil on his first international trip a
RETRANSMISSION OF OSS101 TO PROVIDE DIFFERENT CROP -- In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, left, is welcomed by Pope Francis as he returns at the Vatican from the pontifical summer residence of Castel Gandolfo, 35 km South-Est from Rome, T