Photos: Pope meets recovering addicts

Pope Francis greets a man as he meets with patients, family and staff at St. Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro July 24.  (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis greets a man as he meets with patients, family and staff at St. Francis of Assisi Hospital in Rio de Janeiro July 24. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Pope Francis yesterday evening visited a Franciscan Catholic hospital in a working-class section of Rio de Janeiro and offered a group of recovering drug addicts a message of compassion and hope. Details: http://bit.ly/18DBzQ0

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