Fri, 12 Feb 2016 13:25:00 GMT
The Latest: Shoe-shine gift for Mexico-bound pope
Popes always receive gifts on their foreign visits, and Francis is no different, getting a sombrero, some chocolate chip cookies and a single white rose, which has significance for him. But Noel Diaz's gift as the pope was flying to Cuba and Mexico was ...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:49:41 GMT
Pope's visit to Mexico controversial, even before arrival
After a quick stop in Cuba to meet with the patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church, Pope Francis will spend nearly a week in Mexico -- a carefully choreographed trip to touch on the major issues facing Mexico. With a wave and a smile, Pope Francis ...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:49:00 GMT
Donald Trump Hits Out At Pope Over Mexico Visit
Donald Trump has hit out at the Pope ahead of the religious leader's upcoming visit to Mexico, calling the pontiff “a very political person.” The Republican presidential contender, who has advocated building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, said ...
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 12:33:00 GMT
Mexico prison riot: Fear pervasive after 49 inmates killed
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) — A prison riot that left 49 inmates hacked, beaten or burned to death opened searing questions about gang rule, extortion and human rights violations in Mexico's overcrowded prisons, where people merely awaiting trial are ...