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Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis arrives at the Ciudad Juarez fairgrounds to celebrate Holy Mass

Pope Francis arrives at the Ciudad Juarez fairgrounds to celebrate Holy Mass

Pope Francis: 'No more death, no more exploitation'

18/02/2016 02:19

Pope Francis celebrated Holy Mass on Wednesday at Mexico's northern border, and spoke of the thousands of migrants who have died trying to reach the United States.

Hundreds of people gathered on the US side watch as Pope Francis prays near the US-Mexico border before celebrating Mass in Ciudad Juarez

Hundreds of people gathered on the US side watch as Pope Francis prays near the US-Mexico border before celebrating Mass in Ciudad Juarez

Pope Francis : ‘no border can stop us from being one family’

18/02/2016 00:42

Pope Francis has decried the grave injustices perpetrated against the thousands of migrants fleeing poverty and violence and condemned the trafficking of human beings. He was speaking during Mass in Ciudad Juárez, the last public event of his Apostolic Visit to Mexico.

 

Pope addresses members of the World of Work in Ciudad Juarez

Pope addresses members of the World of Work in Ciudad Juarez

Pope to business leaders: ‘lack of opportunity leads to poverty’

17/02/2016 21:01

Pope Francis has called on business leaders and representatives of the Chambers of Commerce to invest in the future by creating opportunities of sustainable and profitable work for the young. He was addressing representatives of the “world of work" on his last day in Mexico.

 

Inmates during the visit of Pope Francis to the CeReSo n. 3 penitentiary in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Inmates during the visit of Pope Francis to the CeReSo n. 3 penitentiary in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico

Pope Francis: 'prisoners can become prophets in society'

17/02/2016 20:32

On the last day of his Apostolic Visit to Mexico Pope Francis travelled to the northern city of Ciudad Juárez, very close to the border with the US. Vatican Radio's correspondent on the ground, Veronica Scarisbrick, reports on the Pope's visit to a penitentiary. 

Pope Francis greets an inmate during his visit to the CeReSo n. 3 penitentiary in Ciudad Juárez

Pope Francis greets an inmate during his visit to the CeReSo n. 3 penitentiary in Ciudad Juárez

Pope to prisoners: ‘no one is beyond the reach of God’s mercy’

17/02/2016 19:38

Pope Francis on Wednesday told prison inmates that God’s mercy embraces everyone and is found in every corner of the world.On the last day of his Mexican pilgrimage he visited inmates, their families and prison workers in the Ciudad Juárez’s Prison n. 3.

 

Pope Francis greets people outside the Apostolic Nunciature in Mexico City on Tuesday evening.

Pope Francis greets people outside the Apostolic Nunciature in Mexico City on Tuesday evening.

Pope Francis greets people on final night in Mexico City

17/02/2016 14:03

Pope Francis once again greeted people at the Apostolic Nunciature in Mexico City on Tuesday night, after a long day in Mexico’s Michoacán state. The Holy Father is scheduled to depart from Mexico on Wednesday evening.

 

Pope Francis looks on after blessing a child on a wheelchair at the Victor Manuel Reyna stadium in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas state, Mexico

Pope Francis looks on after blessing a child on a wheelchair at the Victor Manuel Reyna stadium in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas state, Mexico

Fr. Lombardi: Pope in Mexico 'messenger of mercy, peace'

17/02/2016 12:00

Director of the Holy See Press Office, Fr. Federico Lombardi sj says Pope Francis has come to Mexico as “a messenger of mercy and of peace.”  Even through his gestures and small actions, the Pope “was teaching love and demonstrating love and mercy of God...