EL PASO, Texas (KRQE) – Social Media was abuzz on Wednesday as people anticipated Pope Francis’ Papal Mass. The Pope will deliver a mass to thousands just near the border of Juarez.
The mass comes after the Pope made his way through Mexico.
RP @visionvocationnetwork – "Nuns hope papal visit to Mexico brings indigenous people back to church," is the latest on the SpiritCitings blog found here: http://ow.ly/YnT3Y "According to The Global Sisters Report, when Pope Francis visits San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico, he will read from scripture and pray in the languages of the Tzotzil and Tzeltal, two ethnic Mayan groups, and he will address issues of inequality, indigenous rights, and migration, in what is Mexico’s poorest state. Sister Manuela Hernández Núñez, a nun with Misioneros Crecares Diocesanas, says the pope's outreach to indigenous people is important since many have left the Catholic Church in recent years. Sister Nora Gonzalez, a Tzotzil and a member of the order Hermanas de la Caridad de la Presenacion de la Santisima Virgen, adds, "If the people listen to him, maybe they will change and return to church because he has made it clear he is open to anyone. If they hear his call, their faith will get stronger. Right now there are many divisions and differences of opinion. Right now, I think everybody fights over everything. I believe the main message of the pope will be compassion and peace and coming together of both men and women of all faiths." Read the full blog here: http://ow.ly/YnT3Y #SpiritCitings #popefrancis #nuns #indigenous #mexico #papaenmex #popeinmexico