Pope John Paul II


Faithfuls flutter flags of Malaysia , Argentina , Kuwait and Brazil... News PhotoArgentina,Arrival,Beach,Brazil,Copacabana - Rio de Janeiro,Copacabana Beach,Flag,Horizontal,Kuwait,Malaysia,Opening Event,Persian Gulf Countries,Pope,Pope John Paul II,Religion,Religious Mass,Rio de Janeiro,World Youth DayPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFaithfuls flutter flags of Malaysia (L), Argentina (3-L), Kuwait (R, top) and Brazil as the World Youth Day (WYD) Cross that in 1984 Pope John Paul II entrusted the youth of the world (C) arrives before the start of the WYD opening mass, at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 23, 2013. The highlight of the landmark visit of Pope Francis to the world's most populous mainly Catholic country will be WYD, a five-day event that kicks off today. Pope Francis's popularity on his Latin American home turf posed a challenge to Brazilian authorities Tuesday after adoring crowds mobbed his car on his arrival on Monday. AFP PHOTO / GABRIEL BOUYS (Photo credit should read GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)