• October 20, 2020

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Holy Father Pope Francis calls Bishop Seitz personally to thank

On Wednesday, June 3, Bishop Mark Seitz received a personal call from the Holy Father, Pope Francis, thanking Bishop Seitz for his prayerful response to the protests and the injustices of racial prejudices in the United States. “I expressed to the Holy Father that I felt it was imperative to show our solidarity to those […]Read More

Pope Francis gives Bishop Seitz 50 rosaries for the fallen,

Bishop Seitz returned from his Ad Limina visit at the Vatican with a gift from the Holy Father, Pope Francis, for the victim’s families and the injured victims of the tragedy at Walmart on August 3rd. During his two and a half-hour audience with the Holy Father, along with the Region X Bishops of Texas, […]Read More

Did the Pope’s Visit Help the Border? Depends Who You

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico — Seven months after Pope Francis made history by visiting this city once considered the deadliest in the Americas, pedestrians can still see a billboard celebrating his visit looming right across the border over downtown El Paso. It’s a reminder that the papal visit to Ciudad Juárez was meant to honor the region’s binational culture and resilience as much […]Read More

Pope Francis: Journey to Paso del Norte – The Photos

Andres Acosta was in Juarez on Wednesday, February 17, when Pope Francis made his historic visit to our sister city. Andres, as well as reporter Alexandra Hinojosa, were there from start to finish – along with Lolie Aguirre in El Paso – covering the event. Usually this would be a “Story in Six Pics”  but with all […]Read More

Pope Francis: Journey to Paso del Norte – A Self

Let’s start with a full disclosure so there’s no confusion: I’m Catholic. I was raised Catholic and I was educated at two Catholic schools – Loretto Academy for pre-school; and St. Pius X Catholic School from the first through the eighth grades. In high school the cost of a private education was too much. So, it was […]Read More

Pope Francis: Journey to Paso del Norte – The Sun

As I prepared for the pope’s visit to the borderland, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect but decided not to overthink things and simply see where the moments led me. Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – Segundo Barrio As I made my way to Segundo Barrio, I ran across an organized march and rally to […]Read More

Pope Francis: Waiting to Catch a Glimpse

JUAREZ – It was a day of standing and waiting for hours in the sun for the tens of thousands who wanted chance to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis or be in his presence during the Mass. Inside the Juarez Fairgrounds, thousands of Mass attendees crammed into their designated zones. Several brought blankets, pillows, chairs […]Read More

Pope Francis: Journey to Paso del Norte – By The

El Paso Herald-Post Newsroom – FINAL UPDATE 7:45 – Our Herald-Post crew – Alexandra Hinojosa, Lolie Aguirre, Andres Acosta – Thank you for following along with us in this historic event. 7:40 – The big Boeing’s GE Turbofans spool up, and just like that Pope Francis’ historic visit to Juarez is over, but the feelings and the memories […]Read More