Nairobi Schoolchildren Dance for Pope Francis

PHOTO: Thousands of Catholic school kids in Nairobi filled a stadium to see Pope Francis.PlayABC News
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On any papal trip, there are long waits as crowds gather hours ahead of the scheduled event. No problem today for the crowd of young people at Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi.

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They were in a mood to move!

Thousands of Catholic school kids in their school uniforms filled the huge stadium awaiting an hour-long audience with Pope Francis.

First they passed the time doing the wave, their cheers ricocheting around the stadium like a football match was in full swing.

Then they started a Conga line. There were jubilant gyrations, rollicking rhythms, and more than a few shimmy-shakes.

The mood was so infectious -- even the bishops joined in!

Then the whole stadium erupted as the Popemobile rolled into view.