Pope Benedict's Mexico visit

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Vatican: Pope Hit His Head in Mexico

Also, he has a pacemaker

(Newser) - Did Pope Benedict resign in a dazed concussion haze? Probably not, but the Vatican revealed today that his holiness whacked his noggin pretty good during his March 2012 Mexico trip , the AP reports. The admission followed an Italian newspaper report saying that while getting up in the middle of the... More »

Benedict to Mexico: Return to Your Faith

Pope says Mass before 300,000, calls for peace

(Newser) - Under the shadow of the Christ the King monument in the Roman Catholic heart of Mexico, Pope Benedict XVI said Mass before hundreds of thousands today, urging the violence-plagued nation to "look deeply into the human heart, especially in times of trouble." The Mass was a second call... More »

Pope Arrives in Mexico, Decries Drug Violence

Tens of thousands greet Benedict upon arrival

(Newser) - Pope Benedict XVI wasted no time in Mexico, the world's second-most populous Catholic country, immediately attacking the violent drug war and gang violence that has killed 50,000 people there, reports the Guardian . Benedict arrived yesterday in Leon, in central Mexico, where tens of thousands of people, 20 deep... More »

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