A pilgrim carries an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mexico, during the annual pilgrimage in honour of the patron saint of Mexico’s Catholics
Pope Francis waves to the faithful as he arrives for his general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday
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A woman paints masks representing Pope Francis in a factory in Niteroi, 20km from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday. Brazil is to host World Youth Day in July, a major Catholic event for youths to be attended by Pope Francis.