Pope visits Brazil for World Youth Day

10:33 AM, Jul 25, 2013   |    comments
  • Pope Francis waves from a stand mounted on a football field during his visit to the Varginha favela in Rio de Janeiro (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Pope Francis is accompanied by the Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro Orani Joao Tempesta (TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Pope Francis is greeted by a crowd as he appears on a stand mounted on a football field during his visit to the Varginha favela in Rio de Janeiro (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Security personnel keep watch as faithfuls wait for the arrival of Pope Francis at a football field where a stand was mounted for his visit to the Varginha favela in Rio de Janeiro (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Pope Francis is pictured on a stand mounted on a football field during his visit to the Varginha favela in Rio de Janeiro (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A faithful waves a flag with an image of Pope Francis ( GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)
  • A faithful holds a figure of the Our Lady of Aparecida (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • People look towards a football field where Pope Francis is expected to arrive during his visit (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • Policemen stand guard as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)
  • (LUCA ZENNARO/AFP/Getty Images)
  • People cheer from a rooftop (TASSO MARCELO/AFP/Getty Images)
    
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Pope Francis visited a slum in Brazil on Thursday for World Youth Day, where crowds gathered for the event. The Pope broke bread with residents and baptized children while World Youth Day focused on lashing out Latin America's drug lords.

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