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Pope Francis participates in a Feb. 15, 2016 meeting with families in Tuxtla Gutiérrez, Chiapas, Mexico.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with Families

Feb 15, 2016

Update: 6:20 pm EST - Below is the full text of Pope Francis' prepared remarks for the meeting with families in the... Read more

Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, Mexico.

Our Lady of Guadalupe Basilica comes to Google street view

Feb 15, 2016

A virtual pilgrimage for Pope Francis’ trip now offers a new street-view perspective of key sites and churches. The project... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with indigenous communities of Chiapas, Feb. 15, 2016.

Pope in Mexico: Don't anesthetize the hope of your youth

Feb 15, 2016

By Ann Schneible

In today's throwaway culture, young people are being anesthetized against the desire for a better world, Pope Francis said Monday,... Read more

Pope Francis gives the homily at Mass with indigenous communities of Chiapas, Feb. 15, 2016.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass with representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas

Feb 15, 2016

Read the full text of Pope Francis' homily during Holy Mass with representatives of the indigenous communities of Chiapas in... Read more

Pope Francis.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass at the Study Center of Ecatepec

Feb 14, 2016

The full text of Pope Francis' homily at Holy Mass in the Study Center of Ecatepec in Ecatepec, Mexico.  Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Dec. 16, 2015.

The unscripted message of Pope Francis in Mexico

Feb 13, 2016

Upon arriving in Mexico the evening of Feb. 12, Pope Francis traveled to the Apostolic Nunciature, where he spent the... Read more

The image of Our Lady of Guadalupe inside the Basilica Shrine.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feb 13, 2016

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 homily at Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.  Read more

Pope Francis addresses the bishops of Mexico Feb. 13, 2016.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico

Feb 13, 2016

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 address to the bishops of Mexico.  Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims in St. Peter's Square during the Wednesday general audience on May 28, 2014.

Pope to Mexican leaders: Remember your young people

Feb 13, 2016

By Ann Schneible

Pope Francis marked his first full day in Mexico by urging the nation's leaders and diplomats to protect the future... Read more

Pope Francis addresses diplomats and civil authorities in Mexico City Feb. 13.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps

Feb 13, 2016

The full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 13 address to authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps in Mexico City.  Read more

After deadly prison riot in Mexico, archbishop asks for prayers

Feb 12, 2016

Archbishop Rogelio Cabrera López of Monterrey has asked the entire community to unite in prayer in response to the riot... Read more

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill (L)

'First in history' – Pope Francis to meet Russian Patriarch in Cuba

Feb 5, 2016

By Elise Harris

On Friday the Vatican announced that while on his way to Mexico, Pope Francis will stop in Cuba to meet... Read more

Pope Francis venerates an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during a Mass in St. Peter's Basilica, Dec. 12, 2015.

What is Pope Francis going to say in Mexico about immigration?

Jan 27, 2016

By Elise Harris

As Pope Francis’ weeklong visit to Mexico draws near, anticipation is building not just for the presence of the Successor... Read more

Pope Francis at the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter's Square on June 24, 2015.

Pilgrims beware! Mexican bishops warn against papal ticket scams

Jan 19, 2016

Following the rise of fraudulent papal ticket “sales” online, the Mexican Conference of Catholic Bishops has reminded the faithful that... Read more

Pope Francis embraces a child at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on Sept 2, 2015.

As Juarez recovers from peak violence, victim sees hope in Pope Francis

Jan 8, 2016

With Pope Francis set to visit the Mexican city of Juarez Feb. 17, some crime victims are telling their stories... Read more

Pope Francis touches an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Peter's Basilica Dec. 12, 2014.

Mexican cardinal: Pope Francis to visit Mexico in February

Nov 1, 2015

Pope Francis will visit Mexico City in February 2016, Cardinal Norberto Rivera announced on Sunday.  Read more

Pope Francis touches the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe during Mass in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 12, 2014.

Pope Francis could visit Mexico in first half of 2016

Oct 6, 2015

By Elise Harris

Pope Francis is seriously considering a trip to Mexico in 2016, the vice director of the Holy See Press Office... Read more

'It's hard to think there was no complicity' – Mexican bishop on 'El Chapo' escape

Jul 15, 2015

Three Mexican bishops have spoken out in recent days about public sector corruption in their nation, highlighting the escape of... Read more

What happens when an entire country becomes infested with demons?

Jun 16, 2015

Can a country with deep Christian roots like Mexico find itself at the mercy of demons? Some in the Church... Read more

Zocalo de Mexico.

More than 100,000 ask Mexican Supreme Court to affirm right to life

Mar 30, 2015

More than 120,000 people have signed a petition asking the Mexican Supreme Judicial Court of the Nation to reaffirm that... Read more