Pope Francis has urged Mexican convicts to become ‘prophets’ and help break their country’s cycle of violence. His visit to a detention center in the city of Ciudad Juarez took place on the final day of his five-day visit to Mexico.
Aboard his papal plane as hurricanes pummeled parts of the Americas, the Catholic leader said it was "stupid" to deny climate change. He said history would judge world leaders who did not act on advice from scientists.
Despite an apology from the president in June, the Mapuche communities of southern Chile have many grievances over their civil rights and control of their ancestral lands. Promised land transfers have been slow.
US President Donald Trump and Pope Francis are worlds apart in their beliefs. One has faith in the power of money, the other in the power of mercy. What could they possibly have to say each other?
The US president and the head of the Catholic Church have clashed on a number of key issues. But both men emerged smiling from their private audience, with the president saying he "wouldn't forget" Pope Francis' words.
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