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Pope Francis celebrates Mass on April 25, 2014.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Pope Francis celebrates his final Mass in Mexico

Feb 17, 2016

UPDATE: 7:30pm EST - Read the full text of Pope Francis final homily in Mexico from the Feb. 17 Mass... Read more

Pope Francis speaks to Mexican Bishops at Metropolitan Cathedral in Mexico City, Feb. 13, 2016.

How Pope Francis proposes to fight drug violence in Mexico

Feb 17, 2016

Speaking to laborers in the Mexican City of Juarez on Wednesday, Pope Francis laid out several key areas of focus... Read more

Pope Francis meets with inmates at Cereso State Prison in Juarez City, Mexico on Feb. 17, 2016.

No one is beyond God's mercy, Pope tells inmates in Juarez

Feb 17, 2016

By Elise Harris

On his last day in Mexico, Pope Francis traveled to a city notorious for its violence and drug activity, meeting... Read more

Pope Francis addresses labor leaders in Juarez, Mexico, Feb. 17, 2016.

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

Feb 17, 2016

Update:  3:00 pm EST - Read the full text of Pope Francis' prepared remarks for his Feb. 17 meeting with... Read more

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Visit to the penitentiary

Feb 17, 2016

Update: 2:10 pm EST - Read the full version of the prepared remarks from Pope Francis' address to inmates in... Read more

Pope Francis lays flowers at the foot of the statue of Our Lady of Lujan on May 8, 2013.

Did St. Therese of Lisieux send roses to Pope Francis in Mexico?

Feb 17, 2016

When Pope Francis made a surprise stop at a cloistered monastery Sunday morning, he received a gift from the nuns... Read more

Pope Francis greets the Chiapas community at San Cristóbal de Las Casas on Feb. 15, 2016.

10 things you may have missed from the Pope's visit to Chiapas

Feb 16, 2016

On Feb. 15, Pope Francis visited Chiapas State in southeast Mexico. Spending the day in San Cristóbal de las Casas... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass with religious at Venustiano Carranza Stadium in Morelia, Mexico, Feb. 16, 2016.

[FULL TEXT] Papal visit to Mexico: Holy Mass with priests, men and women religious, consecrated people and seminarians

Feb 16, 2016

Update: 11:50 am EST - Below is the full text of Pope Francis' Feb. 16 homily during Mass with priests, men... Read more

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