Ever since the archbishop of Buenos Aires Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis, the city has been basking in his glory. Local priests continue his work in the poorer districts of the city.
Some 600 homeless people from Germany are about to meet Pope Francis. For many, it is the journey of a lifetime that they hope will bring personal and societal change. Jenny Witt reports from Hamburg.
Demonstrators clashed with police in Buenos Aires as the city came to an utter standstill during a 24-hour general strike. Workers feel that the free market policies of President Macri have exacerbated income inequality.
Pope Francis has declared Mother Teresa a saint. Known as the "saint of the gutters," she devoted her life to the poor and homeless in Kolkata.
The pope has asked forgiveness on behalf of Christians who turn a blind eye to the homeless. The Argentine pontiff's move marks one of his last moves before the end of the Catholic Church's Holy Year of Mercy.
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