Pope Francis shows his rebel side in Rio, telling pilgrims to shake up the church

  • by: JENNY BARCHFIELD , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 25, 2013 - 11:22 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO — Pope Francis showed his rebel side Thursday, urging young Catholics to shake up the church and make a "mess" in their dioceses by going out into the streets to spread the faith. It's a message he put into practice by visiting one of Rio's most violent slums and opening the church's World Youth Day on a rain-soaked Copacabana Beach.

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