Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd gathered for his arrival at Guanajuato International Airport in Silao, Mexico, March 23. Arriving in Mexico on his second papal visit to Latin America, the pope said he came as a “pilgrim of faith, of hope, and of love,” promoting the cause of religious freedom, social progress and the Catholic Church’s charitable works. People cheer as the popemobile carrying Pope Benedict XVI makes its way through the city of Guanajuato, Mexico, March 24. Mexico’s President Felipe Calderon and first lady Margarita Zavala walk with Pope Benedict XVI after he arrives at Guanajuato International Airport in Silao, Mexico, March 23. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to celebrate Mass at Bicentennial Park in Silao, Mexico, March 25. From a bell tower of the Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato, young men wait for Pope Benedict XVI to arrive for his encounter with youths in Peace Square in Guanajuato. Pope Benedict XVI arrives to attend a meeting with children in Peace Square in Guanajuato, Mexico, March 24. In background is seen the Basilica of Our Lady of Guanajuato. Pope Benedict XVI greets prelates after celebrating a vespers service with bishops from Mexico and Latin America at the Cathedral of Our Most Holy Mother of Light in Leon, March 25. A woman waves Mexico’s flag as people wait for the start of Mass with Pope Benedict XVI at Bicentennial Park in Silao, Mexico, March 25.