Crowds around Francis' car in Rio highlight tough job: protecting pope as he reaches out

  • by: BRADLEY BROOKS , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 23, 2013 - 9:00 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO — Pope Francis' decision to shun a major security detail for his visit to Brazil exemplifies his view of what the Roman Catholic Church should be doing: Go out into the streets. Spread the faith. Recapture the dynamism that other denominations have been using to snap up souls.

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