Two days into his papacy, Pope Francis is facing accusations that he colluded with the Argentina's military junta during the 1970s and 80s. The Vatican has denounced the charges as unfounded and politically motivated.
Pope Francis has denounced the practice of abortions over birth defects, equating it to Nazi attempts to create a pure race. The remarks come as his home country of Argentina works on a pro-abortion bill.
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.
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.
After a two-day conference at the Vatican, the pope has called on oil executives to help the world convert to clean energy. He said the world needed an energy mix that combated pollution and eliminated poverty.
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