Pope Francis in Mexico
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Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis rides through the crowd at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

People stand quietly on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico near Ciudad Juarez on Wednesday as Pope Francis says a prayer during the final day of his trip to Mexico.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis rides through the crowd Wednesday as El Paso, Texas, looms in the background at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

People react as Pope Francis prays Wednesday in support of migrants from a cross-shaped altar looking over the Rio Grande toward El Paso, Texas, at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis rides through a crowd of pilgrims at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

A woman wipes perspiration from her check Wednesday while waiting for Pope Francis to arrive to celebrate Mass at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis stands near the U.S. border on a platform on the banks of the Rio Grande in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pilgrims wait in the harsh sunlight for Pope Francis to arrive Wednesday to celebrate Mass at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

A woman prays before Pope Francis arrives Wednesday to celebrate Mass at El Punto fairgrounds in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Msgr. James Brownfield gives communion at the levee in El Paso, Texas, near Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday during a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis on the Mexican side of the border.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

People pray quietly on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico on Wednesday as Pope Francis says a prayer during the final day of his trip to Mexico.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Bert Dunn of El Paso, Texas, prays on the U.S. side of the border with Mexico near Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday as Pope Francis celebrates Mass.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Bishops look across the Rio Grande toward the altar in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, where Pope Francis celebrated a Mass on Wednesday.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Maria de Lourdes Molina Garcia reunites Tuesday with her children, Iris, right, and Luis Hipolito at the Abraham Gonzalez International Airport in Ciudad Juarez during Pope Francis’ visit to Mexico. Luis and Iris live in Los Angeles, separated from their mother, who lives in Oaxaca, Mexico.

 (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Prayers are offered as Pope Francis meets with young people in Morelia in Mexico’s Michoacan state on Tuesday.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis watches young people perform in Morelia in Mexico’s Michoacan state on Tuesday.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

People carry crosses as Pope Francis meets with young people in Morelia in Mexico’s Michoacan state on Tuesday.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis greets two young people with Down syndrome in Morelia in Mexico’s Michoacan state on Tuesday.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Traditional dancers perform for Pope Francis as he meets with young people in Morelia, Mexico, on Tuesday.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Michoacan

A women prays along the Pope’s route near the cathedral in Morelia, Michoacan.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Michoacan

People stake out spots at dawn near the cathedral to see the Pope arrive in Morelia, Michoacan.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Michoacan

A woman finds a quiet spot to sit in the early morning hours near the cathedral to see the Pope arrive in Morelia.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Indigenous pilgrims wave to Pope Francis who flies overhead as he arrives by helicopter to conduct a Mass in San Cristobal de las Casas, in Mexico’s southern Chiapas state.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Nuns in the square at the Morelia Cathedral as preparations continue for Pope Francis’ arrival in Morelia, Michoacan.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

After a Mass that included several Mayan languages, Pope Francis is driven through San Cristobal de las Casas in southern Mexico.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Selfies are taken in front of the Morelia Cathedral as preparations continue for Pope Francis’ arrival in Morelia, Michoacan.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Young men are camped out across the street from the Morelia Cathedral as preparations continue for Pope Francis’ arrival in Morelia, Michoacan.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pilgrims listen to Pope Francis give the eulogy at a Mass for the indigenous at the Municipal Sports Center in San Cristobal de las Casas in southern Mexico. The Mass included several Mayan languages.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis kisses a baby while riding through a crowd of pilgrims, many from indigenous communities surrounding San Cristobal de las Casas. The Mass included several Mayan languages. 

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Indigenous pilgrims from villages surrounding the southern Mexican town of San Cristobal de las Casas walk to the Municipal Sports Center, where Pope Francis will conduct Mass.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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Bishops take pictures before the Mass that was celebrated by Pope Francis in Ecatepec.

 (Alessandro di Meo / European Pressphoto Agency)
Pope Francis in Mexico

People lining Pope Francis’ route wave as he and his motorcade arrive in Ecatepec, a suburb northeast of Mexico City.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

In Ecatepec, people arrive for a Mass with Pope Francis.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis in a room behind the altar to pray before the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe while celebrating Mass at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

 (ALESSANDRO DI MEO / EPA)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis’ motorcade arrives at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe during his visit in Mexico City.

 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis, center, arrives to celebrate a Holy Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City.

 (GABRIEL BOUYS / AFP/Getty Images)
Pope Francis in Mexico

Pope Francis arrives at Mexico City’s main square, the Zocalo.

 (Christian Palma / Associated Press)
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