July 28, 2013
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Pope Francis celebrated Mass at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The pope’s visit to Brazil is his first overseas trip of his papacy.
Worshippers prayed during the event, which was the closing of the 28th World Youth Day.
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As many as three million people attended the Mass.
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Attendees rested on the seafront after the Mass.