March 25, 2012.
-) The Pope was welcomed by roughly 500,000 people
as he made his way through Leon's Bicentennial Park to celebrate Mass.
As he greeted the crowd , the Pope bore a traditional Mexican hat, known as 'sombrero.'
This will be the first Mass the Pope celebrates in Mexico. The monument of “Christ the King,
” which honors, Mexican martyrs who fought for religious freedom in the 1920's
will be in the background.