Pope to Mexico: Have hope, use faith against evil

Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful upon his arrival at the airport in Silao, Mexico, Friday March 23, 2012. Benedict arrived in Mexico Friday afternoon, a decade after the late Pope John Paul II's last visit. The pontiff's weeklong trip to Mexico and Cuba is his first to both countries. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

March 26, 2012 4:33:42 AM PDT
Pope Benedict XVI urged Mexicans to wield their faith against drug violence, poverty and other ills, celebrating Sunday Mass before a sea of hushed worshippers in a visit that has warmed many Mexicans to a pontiff they often saw as austere.