Ecatepec, Mexico: Pope Francis Presides Over Mass In Notoriously Violent Suburb

Ecatepec, Mexico, remains one of the country’s most notoriously violent suburbs. Despite the possible danger, Pope Francis presided over an outdoor mass in the Mexico City suburb on Sunday .

This satellite image of Ecatepec, Mexico reminds me of abstract "modern" art. grids of  squares and rectangles  is suddenly interrupted by a large patch of connected circles of varying sizes.  Earth View is a collection of the most beautiful and striking landscapes found in Google Earth.

This satellite image of Ecatepec, Mexico reminds me of abstract "modern" art. grids of squares and rectangles is suddenly interrupted by a large patch of connected circles of varying sizes. Earth View is a collection of the most beautiful and striking landscapes found in Google Earth.

Remarkable new Street Art by Guido van Helten found in Ecatepec Mexico #art…

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Restaurante de comida rápida en Ecatepec, México

Restaurante de comida rápida en Ecatepec, México

“When residents of Ecatepec, Mexico look to the hills, they now see the faces of crime victims staring back at them. Enormous photographic portraits cover concrete homes as part of a community art project that captures what has become a Mexican obsession: visualizing victimhood or, more broadly, turning cold, mind-numbing data back into real people.”  http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/22/world/americas/mexican-art-project-puts-faces-on-crimes-toll.html?_r=2

“When residents of Ecatepec, Mexico look to the hills, they now see the faces of crime victims staring back at them. Enormous photographic portraits cover concrete homes as part of a community art.

Airplane on Top at Shopping Center Ecatepec Mexico

Airplane on Top at Shopping Center Ecatepec Mexico

Pope Francis walks with the pastoral staff as he celebrates a mass in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered as Po...

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Pope Francis Slams Mexico's Rich And Corrupt Elite. The Pope held mass in Ecatepec, one of Mexico's poorest and most dangerous cities.

A man walks through a neighborhood of Ecatepec, Mexico,

Up to 2 million people are expected to turn out to see the pope during his five-day trip to the world's second-largest Catholic country.

Pope Francis kisses the altar as he celebrates a mass in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered as Pope Francis ce...

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Pope Francis kisses the altar as he celebrates a mass in Ecatepec, Mexico, Sunday, Feb. Hundreds of thousands of people gathered as Pope Francis ce.

Hace un par de semanas me pidieron una ilustración cuyo tema era “Spider-man en Ecatepec” para Ecatecomic 2017 y tuve que reciclar una vieja ilustración que hice de spidey y montarla sobre el infame “memín cagón” que construyeron sobre la carretera México Pachuca. #ecatepec #spiderman #mexico #santarriaga #hgsantarriaga

Hace un par de semanas me pidieron una ilustración cuyo tema era “Spider-man en Ecatepec” para Ecatecomic 2017 y tuve que reciclar una vieja ilustración que hice de spidey y montarla sobre el infame “memín cagón” que construyeron sobre la carretera México Pachuca. #ecatepec #spiderman #mexico #santarriaga #hgsantarriaga

Dos figuras, con falda y con tocado. Cultura Tolteca (Ecatepec, México) Autor: Fecha: 900-1250 Museo: Museo Nacional de Antropología de México

Dos figuras, con falda y con tocado. Cultura Tolteca (Ecatepec, México) Autor: Fecha: 900-1250 Museo: Museo Nacional de Antropología de México

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass before a crowd of hundreds of thousands in Ecatepec, Mexico, February 14, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero

In poor, violent enclave of ´Saint Death´, Pope slams Mexico´s rich

In poor, violent enclave of 'Saint Death', Pope slams Mexico´s rich

La Presa in Ecatepec

The very edge of a city: Mexico City's deepest hinterlands – in pictures

Feike de Jong walked the entire perimeter of one of the biggest cities in the world, to capture the strange scenery of the fringes of Mexico’s capital

The city of Ecatepec, Mexico, got a makeover just in time for the Pope Francis' visit, which will undoubtedly show the schism between Francis' progressive church and Mexico's conservative hierarchy. http://www.npr.org/2016/02/11/466430406/mexican-city-gets-makeover-just-in-time-for-pope-visit

Mexican City Gets Makeover Just In Time For Pope Visit

The city of Ecatepec, Mexico, got a makeover just in time for the Pope Francis' visit, which will undoubtedly show the schism between Francis' progressive church and Mexico's conservative hierarchy.

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