Since the fall of Communism, Slovenia's Catholic Church had built up a business empire. But it collapsed like a house of cards when the financial crisis struck.
After a messy public quarrel, Martin Schulz will not seek to become German foreign minister. The SPD's publicity disaster tarnishes the reputation of the country's political class at large, says DW's Katharina Kroll.
Pope Francis has met with victims of sexual abuse by priests in Chile and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered. He said the Church was committed to "ensuring that such things don't happen again."
The teen Kane Gamble accessed highly senstive information and harassed American officials from his mother's home in England. The court said he did it due to various injustices committed by the US government.
Pope Francis has arrived in Chile, kicking off a week-long Latin America trip. He's due to meet with indigenous peoples and victims of the dictatorship. Activists are demanding he also address the issue of priest abuse.
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