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The faithfull wait for Pope Francis in Mexico City's main square, the Zocalo, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Francis will meet with Mexican officials and foreign ambassadors at the National Palace. The speech, which is a fixture of every papal trip, is usually the pope's most political message, and Francis is expected to touch on some of the grave problems facing Mexico stemming from drug violence, migration and poverty. (AP Photo/Christian Palma)MEXICO CITY (AP) — Pope Francis kicked off his first trip to Mexico on Saturday with a long popemobile ride past cheering crowds on a day that will start with tough love speeches to the country's political and church elite — and end with a silent prayer before the Virgin of Guadalupe at the largest and most important Marian shrine in the world.


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