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Pope Francis delivers mass at Brazilian shrine

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 - 01:12

July 24 - Pope Francis calls on youth to ''build a more just and united world'' during mass at a Brazilian shrine, his first as pope outside Italy. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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Pope Francis enters a Catholic shrine to the Virgin Mary in Brazil as part of his week-long trip to Brazil, home of the world's largest Catholic population. An estimated 150,000 people attended the service. The pope focused on Catholic youth. (SOUNDBITE) (Portuguese) POPE FRANCIS, SAYING: "I too come to knock on the door of the house of Mary - who loved and raised Jesus - that she may help all of us, pastors of God's people, parents and educators, to pass on to our young people the values that can help them build a nation and a world which are more just, united and fraternal." The 76 year old Pontiff has come to Brazil with his message of humility. Later he will tour a drug treatment ward in Rio. Later in the week, he will . preside over services on Copacabana beach and over the weekend give mass at a pasture outside the city.

Pope Francis delivers mass at Brazilian shrine

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 - 01:12

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