Pope Francis met alone Tuesday with a small group of victims of sexual abuse by priests in Chile, after he publicly asked for forgiveness and riot police broke up a protest near the first public mass of his South American visit.
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 called Sunday for hospitality towards migrants, calling it a "sin" to give in to fear of the other as he marked the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.
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.
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A US-based television host scored Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for “making money” off the campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte in the 2016 elections, which has been revealed to have been aided by the social networking site.
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Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has come under fire after a report discovered the crucial role that the social media network played in the election campaign of President Rodrigo Duterte and the spread of fake news.
Pope Francis in his Christmas eve mass Sunday urged the world's 1.3 billion Catholics not to ignore the plight of migrants who are "driven from their land" because of leaders willing to shed "innocent blood".
Honduran Cardinal Oscar Maradiaga, a key advisor to Pope Francis, on Friday rejected as "calumny" an Italian media report that he had for years received 35,000 euros ($41,600) a month from a Catholic university in his home country.
Pope Francis paid his respects to the late US Cardinal Bernard Law on Wednesday, without mentioning the sex abuse scandal that forced the once-influential church figure to resign, an omission bound to rile victim associations.
Pope Francis will pay homage to the beloved Italian saint Padre Pio in March, visiting the sites connected to a man reputed by believers to have been able to levitate.
Pope Francis warned Japan on Monday over a culture of "excessive" competitiveness in schooling and the workplace as well as an obsession with consumerism.
Pope Francis Thursday called for charity towards the poor and unwanted, as he inaugurated this year's Christmas tree, erected in the Vatican's Saint Peter's Square.
Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier he chose not to publicly air their plight.
In the eyes of detained Sen. Leila de Lima, President Rodrigo Duterte and his spokesman, Harry Roque are both “grossly unchristian” for speaking ill of her after getting a rosary from Pope Francis.
President Rodrigo Duterte jokes he'll show alleged sex video of Senator Leila de Lima to Pope Francis
Pope Francis urged respect for rights and justice in a keenly-watched address in Myanmar on Tuesday, but refrained from any mention of the Rohingya or the alleged ethnic cleansing that has driven huge numbers of the Muslim minority from the…
President Rodrigo Duterte has poked fun at the rosary given by Pope Francis to Senator Leila de Lima.
Sufi Muslims in Egypt plan to proceed with a major annual celebration despite a Sinai mosque massacre that killed more than 300 people and appeared to have targeted them.
Detained Sen. Leila de Lima revealed that Pope Francis sent her a rosary with a message coursed through the Papal Nuncio.
The top Catholic official in Bangladesh hopes Pope Francis's visit there and to Myanmar will bolster moves to alleviate the Rohingya refugee crisis that has put the neighbouring nations in the global spotlight.
From the courtyard of a Catholic girls' school outside Bangkok, Sister Ana Rosa Sivori is eagerly awaiting a visit to the region from her second cousin -- Pope Francis.