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During his trip to Brazil, Pope Francis has continued to break with the traditional protocol.
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He prefers open cars or, better yet, walking among the people, as he did this week in Varginha, a violence-ridden slum.
In downtown Rio de Janeiro, he kissed a baby that a woman handed him through his car's open windows.
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"Sometimes, we can be like Pilate, who did not have the courage to go against the tide to save Jesus’ life," he told the crowd on World Youth Day.
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Earlier this week, pilgrims camped outside the Basilica and National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Aparecida on the eve of the pope's visit.
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Cardinals who accompanied the pope to Rio fretted over his safety.
"I love him and I don't want another conclave," said Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York.
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