Pope Handles First Day in Lisbon ‘Like a Champ’

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After arriving in Lisbon for World Youth Day, Pope Francis was very busy on the first day of his trip.

The pope spent his time in the city waving at the youth as he traversed the streets, meeting with Portugal’s political leaders, and celebrating vespers with bishops, priests, and deacons.

Currents News’ Christine Persichette spoke with Elise Allen, the senior correspondent for Crux, to discuss Pope Francis’ first day of his trip to Portugal for World Youth Day.