(CNN) The choice of a word by Pope Francis has drawn ire from Mexico's government. And on Wednesday, the Vatican told Mexico that the Pontiff meant no offense.
In a private email to a friend, Francis had lamented increased drug trafficking in his native Argentina, using the term "Mexicanization."
"Hopefully, we are still in time to avoid the 'Mexicanization.' I was talking to some Mexican bishops and it's a terrible situation," Francis allegedly wrote.
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