The official website for the upcoming apostolic trip of Pope Benedict XVI to Mexico has been launched. The Holy Father will visit the country from March 23-26, before continuing on to Cuba, where he will stay until March 28. The www.benedictomexico.mx is presenting the schedule for the Pope’s visit, and will be updated frequently with information for pilgrims. The website will also allow journalists to register for accreditation. It is currenly only available in Spanish.
The Mexican Bishops’ Conference is expecting at least 200 bishops from Mexico and the rest of the Americas to be in Guanajuato, as well as 3000 priests, 1000 Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist, 100 000 youth volunteers. Three-hundred thousand (300,000) are expected to attend the Sunday Mass on March 25 at Leon’s Bicentennial Park.