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Pope Francis waves to the crowd in Mexico City's main square, the Zocalo (AP)

Morning Catholic must-reads: 15/02/16

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis preaches at Mass in Ecatepec, Mexico (AP)

‘We have chosen Jesus, not the evil one’ Pope says at Mass on First Sunday of Lent

People attend Mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City (AP)

The Pope words during Mass at the basilica and shrine in Mexico City

Pope Francis meets with bishops during his visit to the cathedral in Mexico City (AP)

In an address at the Metropolitan Cathedral of the Assumption, the Pontiff told bishops to speak out against drug cartels and organised crime

Pope Francis addresses Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto and and an audience of dignitaries at the National Palace in Mexico City (CNS)

Mexico’s president welcomed the Pontiff and said his visit represents ‘an encounter of a people with its faith’

Pope Francis delivers his message at the cathedral in Mexico City (AP)

Francis addressed the bishops of Mexico at the Cathedral of the Assumption on the first full day of his papal visit

Pope Francis greets guests at the National Palace in Mexico City (AP)

The Pontiff was welcomed by Mexico’s president and gave a speech to members of the civil authorities and diplomats

Pope Francis with President Enrique Pena Nieto and first lady, Angelica Rivera, upon his arrival in Mexico  (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

The Pontiff is meeting President Enrique Pena Nieto at the start of his visit to Mexico

Pope Francis and the Patriarch Kirill sign a joint declaration on religious unity at Jose Marti aiport in Havana (AP)

The Russian patriarch, not Pope Francis, has the most reason to be satisfied after the Havana meeting and joint statement

A card with an image of Pope Francis is seen  next to images of the Our Lady of Guadalupe at a store close to the the basilica in her name in Mexico City.  (CNS photo/Carlos Garcia Rawlings, Reuters)

Pope Francis surely cannot fail to mention the 43 students who are still missing