Barbarians coach Michael Cheika picks seven Kiwis to start against Argentina

Coach Michael Cheika has picked the All Blacks and Hurricanes flyer at fullback for the match on Sunday morning, with Highlanders wing Waisake Naholo, Crusaders second five-eighth Ryan Crotty, Highlanders first five-eighth Lima Sopoaga and Chiefs halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow the other four New Zealand players to get a start in the backs.

Up front, promising Hurricanes loose-forward Ardie Savea gets the nod at openside flanker, while Blues front-rower Charlie Faumuina will start at tighthead prop. Chiefs prop Jamie Mackintosh is on the reserves bench.

Pope meets with family who drove 13,000 miles to see him

Francis spent time with fellow Argentinians Catire Walker and Noel Zemborain and their four children, talking about their visit and praying.

Zemborain told the Associated Press that Francis told her that they were crazy to drive so far with their children. She said it was like meeting an old friend and Francis hugged the children.

VIDEO: Thousands evacuated after heavy flooding in Argentina

Following a break after the weekend, it began to rain again late on Wednesday, causing increased concern as overflowing rivers turned streets into waterways and caused (m) millions of US dollars-worth of damage.

In the city of Lujan, 70 kilometres (40 miles) from Argentina's capital, Buenos Aires, the local river reached its highest level in 25 years, according to authorities.