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Pope Francis touches the original image of Our Lady of Guadalupe after celebrating Mass in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City Feb. 13. The Marian image was rotated for the pope to pray in the "camarin" ("little room") behind the main altar. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-GUADALUPE Feb. 13, 2016.

Pope makes long-awaited visit to Our Lady of Guadalupe

By Junno Arocho Esteves Catholic News Service Pope Francis fulfilled his much-desired wish to pray in silence before the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe After celebrating the first Mass of his papal trip to Mexico Feb. 13, the pope made his way to the “camarin” (“little room”) behind the main altar of the…

Pope Francis greets the crowd gathered in Mexico City's main square as Pope Francis arrives for a meeting with the nation's bishops in the cathedral Feb. 13. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) See POPE-MEXICO-BISHOPS Feb. 13, 2016.

Pope Francis tells Mexican bishops be unified, speak out on tough issues

February 13, 2016 MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis demanded forceful denunciations of drug violence in Mexico from the country’s bishops, who have preferred timid pronouncements instead of speaking prophetically on a tragedy that has claimed more than 100,000 lives over the past 10 years and left an another 25,000 Mexicans missing. Speaking Feb. 13…

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