Pope Francis arrives in Bolivia surrounded not only by a religious context but also a highly political one. Since 2006, the country's achievements of a revolution launched by President Evo Morales and supported by the majority of the population due to the remarkable economic recovery and increased quality of life they live.
Pope Francis and Morales met in October 2014 and as indicated at that time Minister of Foreign Affairs, David Choquehuanca, the Pope expressed the support of 200 representatives of multiple grassroots organizations around the world, especially in Latin America, as well as condemned social exclusion in the world.
In January 2015, Morales said in an interview that Pope Francis requested information on the lawsuit that Bolivia has against Chile for a sovereign outlet to the sea. In this case, the country analyzed the possibility for Francis to be the mediator, but so far no further details are known.