Frenzied Brazilian crowds surround Pope Francis' car, delighting pontiff, frustrating security

  • Article by: BRADLEY BROOKS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 23, 2013 - 7:23 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO — A wrong turn sent a humble Fiat carrying Pope Francis into the thick of a frenzied Rio crowd Monday, in his first minutes back in South America since becoming pontiff. It was a nightmare for security officials, but for the clearly delighted pope just another opportunity to connect.

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