Twitter releases emojis for Pope Fracis' visit

Social media company celebrates visit to Mexico


MIAMI – After Pope Francis' historic morning meeting in Cuba, he was set to arrive Friday in Mexico, where Twitter has plenty of Roman Catholic users.

In preparation for the popemobile's journey, the social media company released five exclusive emojis that are automatically linked to five hash tags.

The #PapaenMex is the generic tag for his visit from Friday to Wednesday evening.

The #PapaenCDmx is for his visit to Mexico City, where he will host Mass Saturday at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe and Sunday in Ecatepec's study center. 

The #PapaenCHPS is for his visit to San Cristobal de Las Casas Monday, where he will meet with the indigenous community of Chapas.

The #PapaenMich is for his visit Tuesday to Morelia in Michoacan. 

The #PapaenCDJ is for his visit to Ciudad Juarez Wednesday, where he will visit the Cereso prison. 


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