Pope Francis visits the the CeReSo n. 3 penitentiary in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on February 17, 2016. AFP PHOTO /GABRIEL BOUYS
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Pope Francis said Wednesday that incarceration cannot be the only solution for Mexico's crime problems, as he visited a prison days after a riot killed 49 inmates at another penitentiary.The 79-year-old pontiff was wrapping up an intense, five-day trip to Mexico with a visit to Ciudad Juarez, the world's former murder capital, where he prayed with inmates.On the eve of the pope's Mexico arrival last week, a brawl erupted between groups of inmates fighting for control of a prison in the northern city of Monterrey, during which they slaughtered each other with bats and shivs.
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