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Mexican Border City Plagued By Drug Cartel Violence Awaits Pope Visit

The border city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, which was until recently one of the world's murder capitals, will present Pope Francis with a panoply of Mexico's intractable problems: rampant cartel violence, desperate immigrants, official corruption and worker exploitation. The city awaits his visit on Wednesday hungry for his message of peace and hope, but no one is under the illusion that he can fix anything.

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