Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said the pope was not worried about the massive crowd and that he wanted to avoid a “militarization”of security, but he went to the governor’s palace by helicopter to avoid the protest.
Wed, Jul 24, 2013 - Page 7 News List
Pope’s visit met with joy, violent protests in Brazil
POLARIZATION:The pontiff was received by thousands of jubilant pilgrims, but the celebrations gave way to riots fed by anger at the state and the visit’s US$53m cost
AFP, RIO DE JANEIRO
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