Pope draws 3 million for Rio vigil after chastising Brazil church for failing to stem exodus

  • Article by: JENNY BARCHFIELD , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 27, 2013 - 8:00 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO — Pope Francis drew a reported 3 million flag-waving, rosary-toting faithful to Rio's Copacabana beach on Saturday for the final evening of World Youth Day, hours after he chastised the Brazilian church for failing to stem the "exodus" of Catholics to evangelical congregations.

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