A few hours after arriving to Rio de Janeiro's airport, Pope Francis made his way to the city's Guanabara Palace, where he gave his first World Youth Day speech. The Pope thanked Brazil for its hospitality, highlighting that providence led him toLatin America for his first international trip.
The Pope emphasized that through World Youth Day he intends to not only reach out to the youth, but also to the elderly and entire families. He added that he is anxious to meet with young people who are drawn to the open arm embrace of 'Christ the Redeemer.' READ MORE