Some 43-thousand young people from Pope Frances' native country are heading to Brazil to see him. Most of them are travelling the 2700 kilometers by bus. Many received financial support from Argentina's Catholic Church.
Pope Francis has called hostility aimed at migrants and refugees a sin, urging communities not to yield to fear of the other. The pontiff delivered his message at a special Mass for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
Pope Francis has equated the story of Joseph and Mary to the current refugee crisis during his Christmas Eve Mass. He said the respect for migrants was an integral part of Christianity.
DW tracked celebrations around the world as people welcome in the New Year. It started in the Pacific before moving to Asia, Africa, and Europe, all with dazzling firework displays.
Argentina's defense ministry has detected 'satellite calls' it believes came from the missing submarine. The ARA San Juan disappeared three days ago while on a routine mission.
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