Bishop Tebartz Van Elst has been under huge pressure over revelations that his new residence came with a price tag of more than 30-million euros. Today he was called into the Vatican for an audience with the Pope.
The pope has addressed a global inter-Church conference in Geneva, and called on all denominations to work together. He's keen to close the gap between the 1.3 billion-strong Catholic faithful and other Christians.
Wim Wenders is deeply impressed by the Pope. With his documentary, Pope Francis: A Man of his Word, which now hits German theaters, he wants to show that the Catholic Church leader can change the world.
Police in Chile retrieved documents from church offices in the cities of Santiago and Rancagua. The investigation implicates 14 priests accused of sexually abusing minors.
The motion passed by a narrow margin after two days of contentious debate. The bill has also been hotly debated in the conservative South American country. The measure will now move to the Senate.
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