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S+L BLOG: Papa En Mexico



Cardinal Roger Mahony Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles February 18, 2016 AT THE US-MEXICO BORDER, EL PASO – When the visit of Pope Francis to Mexico reached its close with his February 17th Mass at Ciudad Juarez, I could’ve had the privilege to cross the border and concelebrate with him. Instead, however, I chose to ...read more
Among the phrases that captured people’s attention during the Pope’s visit to Mexico was a phrase ad-libbed during his homily in Ecatepec. Lifting his gaze from the text in front of him, lifting his right hand to his forehead, Pope Francis exclaimed “let’s get this in our heads, you cannot dialogue with the devil.”   ...read more
Vatican City, 19 February 2016 (VIS) – As is customary in his apostolic trips, the Pope answered questions posed by journalists during the return flight to Rome, on his visit to Mexico and his encounter in Havana, Cuba with the Patriarch Kirill. The Holy Father addressed a series of themes that ranged from his Mexican ...read more
On Wednesday, February 17, 2015 the Holy Father concluded his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. Below, find the full text of his farewell greeting following the conclusion of Mass at the fairgrounds of Juarez City: Farewell Greeting of the Holy Father Area of the Fair of Juárez City Wednesday 17 February ...read more
On Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Pope Francis celebrated the closing Mass of his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico at the Fair Grounds at Cuidad Juarez in Mexico. Find the full text of his homily below: Homily of Pope Francis Mass at the Ciudad Juárez Fair Grounds Wednesday 17 February 2016 In the second century Saint ...read more
On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Pope Francis met with the World of Labor movement in Cuidad Juarez during his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Below, find the full text of his prepared address: Dear Brothers and Sisters I wanted to meet with you here in this land of Juárez, because of the special relationship this ...read more