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Pope Francis blesses the Rio 2016 Olympic flag ahead of the 2016... News Photo2016 Summer Olympics - Rio de Janeiro,Blessing,Brazil,Flag,Horizontal,Jaipur City Palace,Pope,Pope Francis,Receiving,Religion,Rio de JaneiroPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPope Francis blesses the Rio 2016 Olympic flag ahead of the 2016 Summer Games, at the City Palace in Rio de Janeiro where he will also receive the keys of the city, on July 25, 2013. The first Latin American and Jesuit pontiff arrived in Brazil mainly for the huge five-day Catholic gathering World Youth Day. At left, Rio de Janeiro's Mayor Eduardo Paes and at right, the president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)