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World Youth Day this year - but Catholicism is failing in Latin America   REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini

In much of the continent Catholicism is seen as failing the poor

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to meet Evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino last year (Photo: PA)

Francis visits partially built Pentecostal church in Caserta, southern Italy

Pope Francis (CNS)

Holy Father to stop off at church of Italian friend he knew in Buenos Aires

Icons are displayed in a shop window in Jerusalem's Old City (Photo: AP)

The Alliance Pentecostal church is acquiring new converts each month