Mexican Border City Hides Dark Side for Pope’s Visit

In the days prior to the arrival of Pope Francis I, this border city has gone through an intensive clean up effort. Vagrants have been moved out, streets have been closed and cleaned, and graffiti commemorating the victims from this city have also been painted over.

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Mexican Authorities Find Another Clandestine Mass Grave, Media Focus on Pope

The search for five young men kidnapped by police officers and turned over to cartel members has led to the gruesome discovery of yet another mass grave in Mexico. Thousands of fragments belonging to as many as 450 bodies are being dug up by Mexican authorities. Most of the media’s attention; however, has been diverted to the current visit by Pope Francis I.

The Associated Press