LIVE: Pope Francis visits Brazil on World Youth Day

The Associated Press liveblogs all the action from Rio de Janeiro

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims from his popemobile as he arrives to the Aparecida Basilica on July 24. (Enric Marti/AP)

Pope Francis is in his native South America, and as young Catholics around the world celebrate World Youth Day, Francis finds himself in the heart of the action in Rio de Janeiro. The Associated Press has reporters on the ground in Rio, covering Francis’ visit in words, photos, sounds and video. Follow the AP’s liveblog, which Maclean’s will supplement with our own observations and analysis.

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