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New Information on Pope’s Visit

the u-s… pope francis is already preparing for a trip back to the americas. this time, it’s mexico’s turn to host the head of the catholic church. today, the juarez catholic diocese shared details today of how the vatican set the whole thing up. abc-seven was there… and our complete coverage continues: pope francis’s six day visit to mexico will end in juarez february 17th. the spokesman for the juarez diocese shared more specific details on the pal visit which is closely monitored by the vatican and rules of the holy see. in at: in juarez he will meet with the business world and talk about immigration. father ezequiel trevizo says the best opportunity to get a glimpse of the pope is along the route that’s more than 10 miles long mostly along avenida technologico. the vatican requests that an area five blocks deep from the route be blocked to traffic for safety. in at 16:55 si nos protejemos nosotros -protejemos al pa. in at 9;36 el estado major cuida de la seguridad… security is tight for the pope but also for everyone taking part in the celebrations. 20- thousand voluteers have already signed up to help. construction workers have started cleaning the site where the mass will be celebrated. the stage is already taking shape to include an 8 foot rock, that’s being polished to serve as the altar with special symbols native to mexico. the visit is being paid for through donations that include the million dollar stage. the holy see asked the diocese to prepare communion for fifty thousand people. tickets are being made available to everyone. but father trevizo could not speak about the plans being made in el paso. he said that we have to rember that the pope already visited the u.s, in at 25: 29 ya estados unidos tuvo su preciosa visita. ya estuados unidos tuvo la suya this past weekend the catholic diocese passed out questionaires to find out where el pasoans would most like to gather to listen to the pal mass. by the way, father trevizo says a church wll eventually be built around the rock altar built for this special mass. if you’re planning to see pope francis, you’ll want to check out pope. we have everything you need to know about his trip to mexico.. including his full itinerary … and other trips the pope took this year. it’s online right now at nichole is up next with why you’re under an abc-seven first alert for the christmas weekend.

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