Pope Francis is off to Brazil for World Youth Day 2013

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Pope Francis boarded a flight to Rio de Janeiro this morning, beginning the first apostolic journey of his pontificate.

He was pictured walking up the stairs to the plane carrying his own travel bag.

The plane left Leonardo da Vinci International Airport in Rome at 8:45am and will arrive in Brazil at 4pm Rome time.

Shortly after he touches down the Pope will take part in an arrival ceremony at Rio’s Galeao-Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport.

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  1. Are they sure Ed Snowden isn’t on board? If he were, that would be the first good thing Francis did as pope.


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