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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

The original image of Our Lady of Guadalupe is rotated so that Pope Francis can pray before it in the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City (CNS)

Francis sat alone in prayerful silence with the miraculous image of the Virgin after celebrating Mass

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 waves to the crowd from aboard the popemobile in Mexico City's main square (AP)

Live coverage of Pope Francis celebrating Mass 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