Photos of Day One: Benedict in Brazil

Photos from Day One of Pope Benedict’s apostolic journey to Brazil:

Pope Benedict XVI descends from a plane after arriving to the air base in Sao Paulo, Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in his first trip as pontiff to Latin America. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes (BRAZIL)
Pope Benedict XVI descends from a plane after arriving to the air base in Sao Paulo, Wednesday, May 9, 2007, in his first trip as pontiff to Latin America. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Pope Benedict XVI speaks with Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva during the Pope’s welcome ceremony at the Guarulhos Air Base in Sao Paulo. REUTERS/Jamil Bittar (BRAZIL)
Pope Benedict XVI descends from a plane after arriving to the air base. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Pope Benedict XVI, left, is greeted by an unidentified bishop after arriving. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
Pope Benedict XVI, flanked at left, by Vatican Secretary of State Tarcisio Bertone, and by Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi, right, talks to journalists during the flight from Rome. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Benedict XVI’s touches the crucifix hanging around his neck as he meets journalists. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope Benedict XVI receives the symbolic key of the city of Sao Paulo from the city’s Mayor Gilberto Kassab. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
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