On his flight back to Italy, the pope suggested that women threatened with Zika virus could use artificial contraception. He also siad that GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is "not Christian" if he intends to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexican border.
After ending a dramatic tour of Mexico, Pope Francis on Thursday seemed to open the door for limited use of artificial contraception, long prohibited by the
Pope Francis' six-day swing through Mexico culminated today in Ciudad Juarez, where the pontiff presided over an emotional Mass at the U.S. border. Here is how the pontiff spent his last day in Mexico: A visit to a penitentiary A meeting with "the world of labor" at a local college A Mass at the Juarez fairgrounds A farewell ceremony at the airport Follow the Los Angeles Times' live coverage of the trip. Full coverage Photos Where the pope will visit
Father Javier Calvillo Salazar arrived at the site of Pope Francis' upcoming appearance carrying an unusual offering: a box full of migrants¿ old shoes, worn and dirty.
Pope Francis' first full day of his six-day visit to Mexico included a pair of highly symbolic public appearances ¿ in the Zocalo, the central plaza downtown, site of the colonial-era cathedral and once the hub of the Aztec empire; and at the famed basilica, where, according to Catholic belief, the Virgin Mary appeared in the year 1531 before Juan Diego, a Mexican indigenous peasant, in the nearby hills
Los Angeles resident Noel Diaz, founder of El Sembrador Catholic TV station, is invited to travel with Pope Francis in Mexico.