[LIVE] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with the Bishops of Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 13, 2016 / 10:00 am (CNA).- Watch LIVE footage of Pope Francis' address to the Bishops of Mexico at the Cathedral in Mexico City at 12:30pm EST. … [Read more...]

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Pope to Mexican leaders: Remember your young people

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 13, 2016 / 09:46 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis marked his first full day in Mexico by urging the nation's leaders and diplomats to protect the future of the nation's young people.“A people with a youthful population is a people able to renew and transform itself; it is an invitation to look to the future with hope and, in turn, it challenges us in a positive way here and now,” the Pope said Saturday.  Young people make up more than half … [Read more...]

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[LIVE] Papal visit to Mexico: Meeting with authorities, representatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 13, 2016 / 08:45 am (CNA).- Watch LIVE footage of Pope Francis' address to "authorities, prepresentatives of civil society and the diplomatic corps" in Mexico City at 11:15am Eastern. … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis has a new book for kids

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2016 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Already in his brief, three-year pontificate Pope Francis has a track record of papal firsts, but in March he will add yet another to his list: authoring a children's book.“This book could be useful to the entire family. The questions are deep, fresh, sharp – involving desires of understanding, but also tough feelings and experiences to be faced and lived,” Fr. Antonio Spadaro SJ told CNA Feb. 9.“Ultimately I … [Read more...]

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Pope Francis has a new book for kids

Vatican City, Feb 13, 2016 / 07:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Already in his brief, three-year pontificate Pope Francis has a track record of papal firsts, but in March he will add yet another to his list: authoring a children's book.“This book could be useful to the entire family. The questions are deep, fresh, sharp – involving desires of understanding, but also tough feelings and experiences to be faced and lived,” Fr. Antonio Spadaro SJ told CNA Feb. 9.“Ultimately I … [Read more...]

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Twitter is preparing for the Pope’s visit to Mexico

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 13, 2016 / 02:09 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The social network Twitter is prepared for Pope Francis’ historic trip to Mexico, with special emojis emblematic of each city the pontiff will visit.   During his Feb. 12-17 trip to the country, Pope Francis will visit Mexico City, Ecatepec, Tuxtla Gutierrez, San Cristobal de las Casas, Morelia and Ciudad Juarez. Some 87 percent of the Mexico’s 110 million inhabitants are Catholic.   The official Twitter blog … [Read more...]

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How millions of keys in Mexico are being used to honor Pope Francis

Mexico City, Mexico, Feb 12, 2016 / 06:28 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A well-known Mexican artist is collecting millions of keys for an unusual reason.He will use the keys to create a 16-foot-tall bronze statue of Pope Francis.The statue’s design shows Francis holding in his left hand a white dove as it takes flight.Pedro Francisco Rodriguez, a famous sculptor in the Juarez area, is in charge of the project. To collect the bronze keys, project volunteers have placed containers in different … [Read more...]

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