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Pope Francis Is Going To Stand With Migrants At The U.S.-Mexico Border During Papal Visit

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Pope Francis hasn’t even made it to the Americas yet, but he’s already making news about his much-anticipated Mexico visit next week. The pontiff will stand with migrants in the bordertown of Ciudad Juárez in a show of solidarity according to the Wall Street Journal. People on both sides of the border are split on the issue: some think the move to side with migrants fleeing north from Central America and Mexico sends a political message, not a religious one.

“The truth is, we’re united in many ways across our border,” said El Paso Bishop Mark Seitz, who will greet the pope, told the Los Angeles Times. “A high percentage of people in El Paso have relatives in Juárez or send their children to school there or work there. Our geography, our history unites us.”

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis’s six-day Mexico visit will end with a mass held in Ciudad Juárez on February 17. Ticket for the mass are on sale and 200,000 people are expected to show up in the Mexico side of the border. Another 50,000 will be in El Paso watching the Mass from Sun Bowl stadium. Another 70,000 volunteers, from the U.S. and Mexico, are expected to form a human chain to protect Pope Francis’s drive from the airport to the location where Mass will be held.

READ: 7 Times the Pope Showed He’s Just Like Lots of Latinos We Know

“This is one community despite the fence,” Vatican spokesman Federico Lombardi told reporters on Tuesday, according to the Wall Street Journal. “I think it will be moving to see this single community even though it is located on two sides of the border.”

Learn more about Pope Francis’s Mexico in the Los Angeles Times and the Wall Street Journal.

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11 Latina Sexpectations The World Expects Us To Live Up To


11 Latina Sexpectations The World Expects Us To Live Up To

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We are the sexiest women ever to walk the face of the earth. We’re always dolled up and done up like Sofía Vergara, Eva Longoria and, of course, Jennifer Lopez. Just like them, we drip sexuality. WRONG! Yes, we’re beautiful and sexy, but these sexy stereotypes are not a reflection of our state of being 24/7. Guys, you can stop expecting all this from us…

We’re exotic.


Like some wild, undiscovered jungle animal. Yeah, just like that.

Yes. The answer is always yes.

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Sorry to burst your bubble, we’re not a sex machine ready to go on command. We go when we’re ready to go.

We’re hypersexual.


Because we don’t already have enough on our mind like school, work, friends, family, exercise.

We’re submissive.


Boy please, my mind is stronger than any one of your muscles…including that little one you have down there.

Or we’re dominant and our only mission in life is to please you in bed.


How about we’re trying to dominate the world.

READ: Expectations Guys Have of Their Latina GFs

We’ll speak Spanish to you in bed.


As long as you talk dirty to us in the perfect Italian you must’ve learned from your Sicilian grandfather, you’ve got a deal.


Because plastic surgery is where half of our salaries goes; to nip, tuck, suck and stitch everything perfectly. Got better things to spend my hard-earned paper on.

We’re ultra-feminine and delicate.

There’s no such thing as gay Latinas.


And we like our guys macho, bien machos!

This is how we dress on the daily…

READ: 11 Times The Latino Parent Sex Talk Failed

We don’t take birth control.


Yeah, because we’re ready to put our careers, and everything else we worked so hard for, on hold just to make pequeñitos whenever you want them.

Raise your hand and click the share button if you’re tired of these ridiculous Latina sexpectations.

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