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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 19, 2013 file photo, Pope Francis is driven through the crowd in his popemobile in St. Peter's Square for his inauguration Mass at the Vatican. The Vatican said Wednesday, July 17, 2013 that Pope Francis is forgoing the bulletproof popemobile for his upcoming trip to Brazil and that he will use the same open-topped car he uses for zooming around St. Peter's Square. Photo by Reuters

Brazil buzzing with anticipation for Pope Francis

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ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) - Pope Francis began his first international trip Monday, flying toward the warm embrace of his home continent and saying aboard his plane that he's concerned about a generation of youth growing up jobless and isolated as the world economy sputters.

The message is expected to resonate with the mammoth crowds expected to attend a papal Mass and other ceremonies this week on Rio's Copacabana beach.

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