Pope Francis caps Mexico trip with highly anticipated visit to border, Ciudad Juarez

February 17, 2016 1:13 PM

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Pope Francis wraps up his whirlwind six-day visit to Mexico Wednesday with a visit to the U.S.-Mexico border – something he had hoped to do while visiting the United States last year.

The pontiff plans to visit the border at El Paso, Texas, where he is expected to give a blessing in honor of migrants on the other side and pray for those who died trying to get there.

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