Pope Francis will be under pressure Tuesday to confront a priest sex abuse scandal during his first full day in Chile, an Andean nation where the majority identifies as Roman Catholic but strong currents of skepticism and even contempt for the church are
Pope Francis flew in to Chile's capital Monday night for a visit expected to be met with protests over sexual abuse by priests and confronted by many Chileans deeply skeptical about the Roman Catholic Church.
POPE Francis today admitted he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war claiming the world now stood on the brink. He spoke just days after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that sparked panic in the US state and highlighted the risk
The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Latin America (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Hours before Pope Francis is set to arrive in Chile, activists on issues related to sex abuse by priests are calling for sanctions against both abusers and anyone who helped c
The Vatican was so concerned about the fallout from Chile's most notorious pedophile priest that it planned to ask three Chilean bishops accused of knowing about his decades-long crimes to resign and take a year's sabbatical — a revelation that com
SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chileans protesting Pope Francis's 2015 appointment of a Roman Catholic bishop accused of protecting an alleged pedophile threaten to cast a shadow over the pontiff's visit to South America next week.
THE Pope is having cards printed of child victims of the Nagasaki atom bomb attack in a powerful New Year message of peace. He added the caption: “The fruit of war” on the back of the postcard, which shows a young boy carrying his dead brother