Pope in Mexico

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Confirmation.

Bishop confirms 15 inmates at Mexican prison visited by Pope Francis

Bishop José Guadalupe Torres Campos of Ciudad Juárez, in Chihuahua state, Mexico, conferred the Sacrament of Confirmation on 15 inmates... Read more

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

When Pope Francis looks back at Mexico trip, he sees Our Lady of Guadalupe

Pope Francis on Sunday said the visit to Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe was the “central point” of his... Read more

Abp. Jose Gomez at the Pontifical North American College on May 2, 2015.

Archbishop Gomez: The Pope's focus is human suffering, not Donald Trump

The controversy surrounding Pope Francis’ off-the-cuff statements on his return flight from Mexico – and Donald Trump’s response – should... Read more

These pop-singing nuns rocked Pope Francis' Juarez Mass

After taking the Internet by storm last fall with their hit “Confia en Dios,” this group of singing sisters was... Read more

Sabrina Puig embraces the Pope.

This little girl only has half a heart, but she's full of joy for Pope Francis

Sabrina Puig is eight years old. Due to a rare condition, she only has half a heart. But when Pope... Read more

Pope Francis.

Full text of Pope Francis' in-flight interview from Mexico to Rome

In his hour-long inflight news conference on his way from Juarez to Rome, Pope Francis touched on a wide range... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass on April 25, 2014.

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

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

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 President Park Geun-hye of South Korea at the Vatican on Oct. 17, 2014.

The moment when Pope Francis got angry in Mexico

A visibly upset Pope Francis had some tough words for a rowdy crowd when their shoving caused him to fall... 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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pope Francis hugs a child at Mexico City's Federico Gomez Pediatric Hospital Feb. 14.

At a Mexico children's hospital, Pope Francis prays with young patients

Pope Francis on Sunday visited a pediatric hospital in Mexico City. He met the children being treated there, gave them... Read more