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The Latest: Flood-prone slum pope's first stop on final day of South American tour

  • The Metropolitan Cathedral is illuminated in the colors of the Paraguayan flag during evening prayers with Pope Francis in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, July 11, 2015. Francis is in Paraguay for three days, the last stop of his South American tour.  (AP Photo/Cesar Olmedo)

    The Metropolitan Cathedral is illuminated in the colors of the Paraguayan flag during evening prayers with Pope Francis in Asuncion, Paraguay, Saturday, July 11, 2015. Francis is in Paraguay for three days, the last stop of his South American tour. (AP Photo/Cesar Olmedo)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pope Francis talks to the faithful during a ceremony at the Banado Norte neighbourhood in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Pope Francis has told the people of the flood-prone Asuncion slum he visited this morning that he couldn't have left Paraguay without visiting their land. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

    Pope Francis talks to the faithful during a ceremony at the Banado Norte neighbourhood in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, July 12, 2015. Pope Francis has told the people of the flood-prone Asuncion slum he visited this morning that he couldn't have left Paraguay without visiting their land. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)  (The Associated Press)

  • Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a mass in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, July 12, 2015. The pope arrived Friday afternoon in the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion on the final leg of his three-nation tour of South America's poorest countries that included Ecuador and neighboring Bolivia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

    Pope Francis arrives to celebrate a mass in Asuncion, Paraguay, Sunday, July 12, 2015. The pope arrived Friday afternoon in the Paraguayan capital of Asuncion on the final leg of his three-nation tour of South America's poorest countries that included Ecuador and neighboring Bolivia. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)  (The Associated Press)

Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:

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8:10 a.m.

Pope Francis begins the last day of a weeklong South American tour on Sunday with a stop in an Asuncion slum that borders the Paraguay river that frequently floods it and makes its dirt roads impassable pools of mud.

The barrio's name is Banado (Ban-YA-doh) Norte. Banado means "bathed." About 15,000 families live there.

One in four Paraguayans live under the poverty line and the U.N. ranks the country in the world's top fifth in income inequality.

The pope has spent much of the past week railing about the injustices of the global capitalist system, demanding a new economic model in which the Earth's resources are distributed equally among all.

In Banado Norte, people live in shacks of plywood and corrugated metal. Pigs rummage through garbage for leftovers.