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.
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 [...]
NOTIMEX Her voice quivers as she says: "I feel great joy in my hearth", she is Florinda Pérez Gutiérrez, and indigenous tzeltal woman who, alongside five others, has spent 17 days embroidering the vestments Pope Francisco will use in his visit to San Cristóbal de Las Casas next February 15th. Florinda doesn't speak Spanish and it [...]
Some see trip as sign of Ciudad Juárez’s rebirth
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]