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Indian sand artist Sudersan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture of... News PhotoArtist,Beach,City,Coastline,Effigy,Election,Horizontal,Illustration,Illustration Technique,India,Kilometer,Offbeat,One Person,People,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Sand,Sand Sculpture,Sculpture,WorkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian sand artist Sudersan Pattnaik works on a sand sculpture of Pope Francis in Puri, some 65 kms from the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar, on March 14, 2013. With around 17 million practicising Catholics, India is home to the Church's second largest community in Asia after the Philippines. Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected Pope Francis during a conclave, becoming the first Latin American pontiff in an astonishing decision seen as a signal of greater openness for a troubled Roman Catholic Church. AFP PHOTO/ASIT KUMAR (Photo credit should read ASIT KUMAR/AFP/Getty Images)