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In Peru Jungle, Francis Offers a Stirring Defense of Indigenous Peoples
He deplored the resource extraction that has harmed local communities and damaged the environment.
Sex Abuse Case Shadows Pope Francisâ€™ Visit to Peru
Prosecutors say that Luis Fernando Figari, who led a powerful all-male Catholic organization, perpetrated sexual and physical abuse. He moved to Rome in 2015.
1 Dead as Earthquake Strikes Peru
The authorities walked back statements that a second person had died and 17 were missing in a mine, signs that the toll may not be as stark as previously feared.
As Pope Francis Heads to Chile and Peru, Argentina Feels Snubbed, Again
Nearly five years after moving to the Vatican, Pope Francis has steered clear of Argentina and its polarized politics, leaving many in his homeland feeling perplexed and dejected.
Pope Faces Turmoil in Chile Over Indigenous Group and Sex Abuse
Firebombs exploded at three churches in Santiago, Chileâ€™s capital, on Friday, just days before Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Chile and Peru.
Vatican Takes Over Troubled Catholic Group in Peru Ahead of Popeâ€™s Visit
The founder of the group has been accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group.
Ahead of Trip, Pope Orders Takeover of Catholic Group in Peru
Pope Francis has ordered the Vatican takeover of an elite Catholic society in Peru whose founder is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group.
Vatican Takes Over Peru-Based Movement on Eve of Pope's Trip
The Vatican on Wednesday took over a Peru-based Catholic movement whose founder was accused of sexually, physically and psychologically abusing his members, just days before Pope Francis starts a trip to Chile and Peru where the church's sexual abuse scandal is expected to play out.
Fujimori Urges Peruvians to Set Aside â€˜Grudgesâ€™ After His Release
Former President Alberto Fujimori, who had served 12 years for graft and human rights crimes, was granted a medical pardon, setting off a furor.
Peruâ€™s Fujimori Is Released From Hospital, After Outcry Over Pardon
The pardoning on medical grounds of the former president, who was serving a 25-year sentence on human rights violations, had ignited protests in Lima, the capital.
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