Pope Francis visits Pope Benedict, asks him to join WYD in prayer

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By Cindy Wooden
Catholic News Service

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis paid a personal visit to retired Pope Benedict XVI, informing him about the final details for World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro and asking him to pray for Pope Francis and for the pilgrims who will gather in Rio July 23-28.

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