The Latest: Pope urges Chilean city to welcome immigrants

SANTIAGO, Chile — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local):

11:55 a.m.

Pope Francis is urging the people of a Chilean coastal city to continue to be welcoming toward migrants as their ranks swell.

Francis made the comments during a homily in Iquique, which has experienced a boom of immigrants from several countries. The rise has been so fast that today there are nearly two dozen immigrant slums.

The pope said Thursday: "This land is a land of dreams, but...

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