Pope Francis holds regular private meetings with the victims of sex abuse by paedophile priests, the Vatican said Thursday, as the Catholic Church grapples with a scandal the pontiff has described as a "great humiliation".
The Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC)-International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) committee allowed China to name certain undersea features in the Philippine Rise without consulting
Pope Francis on Monday apologised to victims of sexual abuse after he caused outrage by appearing to support a controversial Chilean bishop.
Pope Francis on Thursday strongly defended a Chilean bishop accused of covering up a priest's sexual abuse of minors.
Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven by sex abuse scandals.
Pope Francis is expected to defend persecuted indigenous people during a trip to Chile and Peru next week that also aims to boost a flagging local Catholic church hit by child sex scandals.
Relatives of victims of Peru's military death-squads under Alberto Fujimori said Wednesday they would petition the pope when he visits next week for help in getting a pardon for the ex-president annulled.
The US Central Intelligence Agency thinks that North Korea's Kim Jong-un is a rational actor who is focused on staying in power and "waking up in his own bed" each day.
Members of a military detail assigned to US Vice President Mike Pence have been removed from their White House duties following allegations they brought women to their hotel in Latin America, a defense official has said.
Diplomats have turned down their criticism of the administration's war on drugs when they met President Rodrigo Duterte in Malacañang Monday (August 7).
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Wednesday that globalization is an irreversible reality despite global economic and trade challenges.
Chile's President Michelle Bachelet spoke on the phone with US President Donald Trump on Sunday, discussing bilateral ties and the situation in Venezuela.
US President Donald Trump discussed cooperation with Chile and expressed concerns over Venezuela situation during conversation with Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet, the White House said.