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Pope Francis is greeted by a crowd as he appears on a stand during... News PhotoAppearance,Brazil,Crowd,Favela,Horizontal,People,Pope,Pope Francis,Religion,Rio de Janeiro,Slum,Standing,VisitPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPPope Francis is greeted by a crowd as he appears on a stand during 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 / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)