Thousands in Ecuador Camped Out Overnight In Rain To See Pope Francis

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On Tuesday more than 300,000 people spent the night at the Bicentennial Park in Quito waiting for the Pope to celebrate Mass.

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In the city of Guayaquil, approximately 800,000 people attended the Mass Pope Francis celebrated on Monday.

This second visit of pope to this region marks the first leg of a three-country tour he is on.

The official said more than 20 people had to be treated for hypothermia after a torrential downpour.

In September, Pope Francis will travel to Cuba ahead of a trip to the US.

The pontiff had a role in the thawing of US-Cuba relationship.

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