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Twenty former Latin American presidents sent a letter to Pope Francis in which they criticize the Pontiff’s recent Christmas speech in which he asked, from the balconies of the Vatican Apostolic Palace before thousands in St. Peter’s Square, that “concord” …

As Pope Francis flew over his native Argentina yesterday, he sent President Mauricio Macri a telegram – in English. The telegram directed Macri to send Argentines “his heartfelt best wishes” and reminded them to “pray for him”.

During his South …

Pope Francis will be arriving tonight in Chile, marking his sixth visit to the Americas since he was ushered in as the first Latin American pontiff in 2013.

The visit to Chile and Peru this time around has rekindled the …

Last week social leader and all-round good egg Margarita Barrientos claimed to have been turned away by Pope Francis just moments before an arranged meeting back in 2013, and now it turns out she’s rejected an invitation to go to

The Catholic Church may not have the reputation as a bastion of modernity, but finally someone’s had a word and 79-year-old Pope Francis is going to be joining Instagram under the handle @Franciscus.

Instagram is to be #blessed with his …

President Mauricio Macri is jet setting to Rome today for his long-awaited meeting with Pope Francis in the Vatican on Saturday. But bad news: the Pope called in sick this morning and cancelled personal hearings. (Coincidence??)

The Holy See assured …

After playing some serious hard to get for months, Pope Francis has finally agreed to a meeting with what can only be an ecstatic President Mauricio Macri. The government announced that the two will come face to face on February …

After playing some serious hard to get for months, Pope Francis has finally agreed to a meeting with what can only be an ecstatic President Mauricio Macri. The government announced that the two will come face to face on February …

Today is a beautiful day in the Vatican: Pope Francis has signed a decree to canonize José Gabriel Brochero, which on any other day you wouldn’t care about, but today you do because he’s Argentine. (Or as Clarín hilariously writes, …

Today is a beautiful day in the Vatican: Pope Francis has signed a decree to canonize José Gabriel Brochero, which on any other day you wouldn’t care about, but today you do because he’s Argentine. (Or as Clarín hilariously writes, …