Mexican soldiers patrol the street in preparation for Pope Benedict XVI's visit, near a welcome banner in Leon, Mexico, Thursday March 22, 2012. It's been a decade since the former Pope John Paul Paul... more 
Mexican soldiers patrol the street in preparation for Pope Benedict XVI's visit, near a welcome banner in Leon, Mexico, Thursday March 22, 2012. It's been a decade since the former Pope John Paul Paul II visited Mexico; his fifth and final trip to the country. His successor, Benedict, arrives Friday. The Pope will hold Sunday Mass in Silao, Mexico against the backdrop of the 60-foot-tall hilltop statue of Christ the King, before leaving for Cuba on Monday. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Eduardo Verdugo
Thu, Mar 22, 2012 4:53 PM EDT