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Pope Francis visited Mexico Feb. 12-18, 2016.
NCR Today: When asked aboard the papal plane about Donald Trump, Pope Francis was addressing the hypocrisy of so-called Christians who do not act like Christians.
NCR Today: It all burst into the open on the papal plane carrying Pope Francis from Mexico back to Rome, building bridges versus building walls.
Gathered near the Mexican border Feb. 17, a crowd of immigrants, activists and religious witnessed Francis plead from Juárez for compassion toward migrants. The experience left a powerful impression.
The pope also spoke about the ban on contraception, treatment of bishops who inappropriately handle clergy sex abuse and his impressions of Mexico.