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Organizing committee for WYD Rio 2013 greets Pope after Rome meeting

The group, composed of civil and ecclesiastical leaders from Brazil, briefly greeted Benedict XVI after Wednesday's general audience. Rio's Archbishop Orani Joao Tempesta introduced the members of the committee, made up of 35 people, among them the Brazilian ambassador to the Holy See. ;

World Youth Day is expected to draw more than two million people to Rio de Janeiro, one of the major cities in the world's largest Catholic country. ;

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