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Pope Francis gestures at the crowd gathering under a stage mounted on... News PhotoBrazil,Crowd,Favela,Football Field,Gesturing,People,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Rio de Janeiro,Slum,Vertical,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPope Francis gestures at the crowd gathering under a stage mounted on a football field for his visit to the Varginha favela in Rio de Janeiro, on July 25, 2013. The Varginha favela is a community of 1,000 people which for decades was under the sway of narco-traffickers until it came under police control less than a year ago. The first Latin American and Jesuit pontiff arrived in Brazil mainly for the huge five-day Catholic gathering World Youth Day. AFP PHOTO / TASSO MARCELO (Photo credit should read TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)