50,000 people gather in Assisi to hear Pope Francis
Police say no problems reported as 300 buses of pilgrims arrive04 October, 12:55
Despite the size of the crowds packing the ancient city, police said that no problems were reported.
About 300 buses filled with pilgrims were directed to additional parking areas around the hilltop town of Assisi, most driving up through the valley town of Santa Maria degli Angeli.
Police drawn from around Umbria were out in full force to protect the pope and ensure order.