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Photo-story: Preparing for the Pope

Carpenter Víctor Huesca Díaz shows various wood objects to be used by Pope Francis during his visit to Mexico City, Mexico. Craftspeople are working to produce objects like the cover for a bible commissioned especially for the pope’s use.
Pope Francis leads the Way of The Cross at the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. FRANCO ORIGLIA/PHOTO GETTY IMAGES)

The Pope and the indigenous community in Mexico.

Pedro Montes de Oca In his visit to Mexico, the meeting Pope Francisco will hold with the indigenous communities of Chiapas will be of great importance for a most vulnerable group. It is therefore expected that a the end of his sermon the leader of the Church will again read it in Ch’ol language, followed by [...]
51213053. Ciudad del Vaticano, 13 Dic 2015 (Notimex-Karla Guajardo).- El Papa Francisco honró este sábado a Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe durante la misa especial que celebró en la Basílica de San Pedro y en la cual encomendó a la virgen los sufrimientos y las alegrías de los pueblos del Continente Americano.
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Pope Francis to visit Chiapas

  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS/REUTERS VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Mexico will include a prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe, a visit to the nation’s poor south and an open-air Mass near the U.S. border that is expected to attract the faithful from both countries. The Vatican on Saturday detailed the itinerary following [...]
Foreign Relations Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu unveiled details about Pope’s visit. NOTIMEX PHOTO/ JOSÉ PAZOS

Pope to visit 3 states and capital

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY – Pope Francis will visit the Mexican capital and three states early next year, Mexico’s foreign relations secretary announced Wednesday. Claudia Ruiz Massieu said Francis’ stops will be in Mexico City, Chiapas, Chihuahua and Michoacán, the latter three locales that present opportunities for the pontiff to touch on issues he [...]
60107074. Morelia, Mich. 7 Ene 2016 (Notimex-Gustavo Salas).- El secretario de Gobernación, Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong y el gobernador de Michoacán, Silvano Aureoles Conejo, junto con el cardenal de Morelia, Alberto Suárez Inda  y Alberto Garraldi, enviado del Vaticano para la visita papal,  supervisaron la ruta que seguirá el papa Francisco durante su visita a Morelia el próximo 16 de febrero. NOTIMEX/FOTO/GUSTAVO SALAS/FRE/REL/PAPA15

Pope’s envoy tours planned visit sites

BY NOEMÍ GUTIÉRREZ / The News MEXICO CITY – Alberto Gasbarri, responsible for Pope Francis’ international apostolic trips, announced his three-day trip to Mexico to supervise the places that the pope will visit during his trip planned for Feb. 12-17. Gasbarri was in Ecatepec in the State of Mexico, to look over the place where the [...]