Pope Francis celebrates a mass for indigenous people in Chiapas, Mon. SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Velasco welcomes Francis

THE NEWS More than 100,000 faithful gathered in San Cristóbal de las Casas and Tuxtla Gutiérrez, in Chiapas, to welcome Pope Francis in the midst of a colorful atmosphere, marked by songs of peace and harmony. Accompanied by state Gov. Manuel Velasco Coello, the pope said, “It is good to be on this land, which [...]
Alberto Suárez Inda resigned as archbishop after turning 75 in January 2014. In May 2014, before the Vatican approved the resignation, he met another jesuit in Rome, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who said to him, “I heard that you want to escape us and I ask you to endure.” CUARTOSCURO.COM/ALAN ORTEGA

Suárez Inda awaits for a friend in Morelia

FÁTIMA PAZ ALFARO/CAPITAL MEDIA Alberto Suárez Inda resigned as archbishop after turning 75 in January 2014. In May 2014, before the Vatican approved the resignation, he met another jesuit in Rome, Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who said to him, “I heard that you want to escape us and I ask you to endure.” After that, the [...]
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Pope Francis arrives in Mexico City

Pope Francis landed in Mexico City International Airport (AICM). Guarded by strong security measures, his Holiness will now take the direction of the Apostolic Nunciature located in the south of the city, where he is estimated to arrive at  20:30. Upon his arrival the Pope was received by over 5 thousand lights and songs within the hangar, [...]
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President EPN welcomes Pope on Twitter.

Newsroom. President Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed Pope Francis upon his entering into Mexican airspace. “The plane in which his Holiness @Pontifex_es is travelling is now in within national territory. We are ready to receive him”, wrote the president on twitter.

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Historic meeting

NOTIMEX Havana.- Pope Francis and Moscow orthodox Patriarch Kirill shared a historic embrace in the presidential room of José Martí airport in Havana, in what was the first meeting between a leader of the Roman Church and a Russian Patriarch. "It is clear this is God's will", said the head of the catholic church at [...]