Papal Visit Brings Hope to Once-Infernal Prison

Tags: Currents Faith, Latin America, Pope Francis

Cereso No. 3, the Juarez prison that Pope Francis will visit, was at one time the center and symbol of gang power. There were knifings and shootings as imprisoned gang members ran the facility themselves. The wife of one inmate and the prison chaplain, Fr. Alberto Melendez, relate their own experiences and their hopes for the Holy Father’s visit. Currents Correspondent Katie Breidenbach reports.