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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
On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, Pope Francis visit a prison in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico during his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Below, find the full text of his prepared address: Address of Pope Francis Centre for Social Adjustment No. 3 Ciudad Juárez, Wednesday, 17 February 2016 Dear Brothers and Sisters, I am coming to the ...read more
On Tuesday, February 16, 2016, Pope Francis met with 40,000 youths of Mexico at the Jose Maria Morellos y Pavon Stadium during his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Below, find the full text of his semi-spontaneous remarks: Meeting with Young People José María Morellos y Pavón Stadium Morelia, Tuesday 16 February 2016 Good afternoon to ...read more
On Tuesday, February, 16, 2016, Pope Francis celebrated Mass with priests, seminarians and religious men and women in Morelia, Michoacan during his first visit to Mexico. Below find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Holy Mass with Priests, Seminarians and Religious Men and Women Venusiano Carranza Stadium Morelia, Tuesday, 16 ...read more
On Monday, February 15, 2016, Pope Francis met with families in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas during his Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Below, find the full text of his address: Address of Pope Francis Meeting with Families, “Victor Manuel Reyna” Stadium Tuxla Gutiérrez, Monday 15 February 2016 Dear brothers and sisters, I am grateful to be here, ...read more
On Monday, February 5, 2016, Pope Francis arrived at San Cristobal de las Casas to celebrate Mass with the local Indigenous communities. Below, find the full text of his prepared homily: Homily of Pope Francis Mass at the Municipal Sport Centre, San Cristóbal de las Casas Monday 15 February 2016 Li smantal Kajvaltike toj lek ...read more
A child dressed as a penitent takes part in a Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) procession in Guatemala City. (CNS photo/Jorge Dan Lopez, Reuters) ...read more
On Sunday evening, February 14, 2016, Pope Francis visited the ‘Federico Gomez’ Pediatric Hospital in Ecatepec during his first Apostolic Visit to Mexico. Read the full text of his prepared greeting below: Greeting of Pope Francis Visit to the “Federico Gómez” Pediatric Hospital Sunday 14 February 2016 Mr President, Madam First Lady, Madam Secretary for ...read more
Following the celebration of Mass at the Ecatepec Study Centre, Pope Francis gave the following Angelus Address: Angelus Centro de Estudios de Ecatepec Sunday 14 February 2016 My Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the first reading of this Sunday, Moses offers a directive to the people.  At harvest time, a the time of abundance and ...read more