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Pope Meets Victims Of Child Sexual Abuse In Chile Cries With Them

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis publicly expressed “pain and shame” on Tuesday over the rape and molestation of children by priests in Chile and later...

Pope In Chile Expresses Pain And Shame Over Church Sex Abuse Scandal

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis expressed his “pain and shame” on Tuesday over a sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church in Chile, seeking forgiveness for...

Pope Expresses Pain And Shame Over Chile Sex Abuse Scandal

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis expressed his “pain and shame” over Chile’s sexual abuse scandal on Tuesday in his first comments in the country on a...

Pope Arrives In Chile To Bolster Battered Church Credibility

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis arrived in Chile on Monday to start a trip aimed at bolstering the credibility of a local Church battered by a sexual abuse crisis. Tens of...

Nigerias Buhari Vows To Punish All Those Behind Ethnic Violence

ABUJA – Nigeria will punish all those behind an outbreak of deadly clashes between cattle herders and farmers, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Monday pushing...

Pope Warns World Is One Step Away From Nuclear War

ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE – Pope Francis said on Monday he was really afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at “the very...

Church Credibility In Focus As Pope Heads For Latin America

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru on Monday, attempting to inject new confidence in the staunchly Catholic countries where the...

Fear And Doubt Should Not Determine Response To Immigrants Pope Says

VATICAN CITY – Mutual fears between immigrants and their new communities are understandable, but must not prevent new arrivals from being welcomed and integrated,...

Chile Government Guarantees Popes Safety Despite Church Attacks

SANTIAGO – Pope Francis will not be at risk during his trip to Chile this week, despite a series of attacks at Catholic churches in the capital city of Santiago,...

Pope Francis To Visit Peru As Fujimori Pardon Roils Country

LIMA/VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis next week visits Peru, a country divided over former autocrat leader Alberto Fujimori, whose pardon from prison by the current...