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The Latest: 150,000 youths attend Pope's rally in Kampala

The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)

__4:20 p.m.

The Vatican estimates that some 300,000 people attended Pope Francis' morning Mass in and around Uganda's most important Christian shrine, far fewer than the 2 million predicted by shrine authorities.

The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, released the crowd estimate on Saturday.

He says another 150,000 young people have gathered at an unused airstrip in Kampala for Francis' other big public event of his day, a pep rally.

The crowd is chanting: "We love you!"

—Nicole Winfield, Kampala

__4 p.m.

Testifying before Pope Francis, a...