Lonely Planet Writer

Pope looking forward to tequila on Mexico visit!

As head of the world’s catholics, Pope Francis is well acquainted with the Holy Spirit, and it now appears he’s eager to get more acquainted with a spirit of a different kind when he visits Mexico in March.

Pope Francis waves goodbye as he leaves Manila
Pope Francis looking forward to sampling tequila on his visit to Mexico. Image by (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

While chatting with a group of Mexicans outside the Vatican the Pontiff was told by the group that they were looking forward to seeing him in Mexico. The Pope’s reply was to ask whether they’d be providing tequila for his visit, to which the answer was an emphatic yes. The papal visit takes place 12-17 Feb and includes stops in Mexico City, Chiapas, Michoacán and Chihuahua. Read more: mexiconewsdaily.com