The Pope also talked about the need to help immigrants in all world countries.
He had harsh words for President-Elect Donald Trump a few months back.
Now immigrants afraid Trump will shut down the borders are trying to make it to the United States in droves. Huge numbers of Central Americans have been seen crossing the river into Mexico from Guatemala in homemade rafts.
The Trump election upset has sent shockwaves through Mexico and Central America.
Not only on the trade front, but on immigration front as well. Many of the migrants bound for the United States hail from poor nations such as Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
As we know here in the valley, many show up at the Sacred Heart Respite Center.
The McAllen shelter has seen tens of thousands since the start of 2014.