Chile

Senior gardaí under 'enormous stress' as a result of whistleblower allegations, tribunal told

<i>By Gerard Cunningham</i><p>Senior gardai were under "enormous stress" as a result of allegations made by garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe, the …

News (Ireland)

Pope Francis performs marriage ceremony aboard plane in Chile

<b>By Devin Watkins</b><p>The Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke, says the wedding Pope Francis performed aboard the papal plane bound for …

Christianity

Around 500 gardai viewed photo of man in wig at Regency Hotel- but only two identified the accused, court hears

AN ESTIMATED 500 gardai were asked to look at a photograph of a man in a woman's wig taken at the scene of the Regency Hotel gun murder but only two …

Crime

Popemobile causes horse to throw police officer in Chile

The Popemobile spooked a horse on the road in Iquique, Chile, causing it to rear up, throwing a police officer towards the vehicle.<p>Pope Francis waited for an ambulance with the woman, who was not said to be seriously injured.

Policing

Pope Francis bids Chile farewell

<b>Pope Francis</b> has departed from <b>Chile</b> ending the first leg of his <b>22nd apostolic journey abroad</b>. He arrived in the capital, <b>Santiago</b>, on Monday 15 and …

Christianity

Pope Francis Apologizes to the Victims of Sexual Abuse in Chile, But Many Aren't Buying it — Here's Why

Amid controversy over recent sexual abuse scandals and the fire bombings of churches in Chile, a Roman Catholic country, Pope Francis sent a solemn …

Christianity

Pope at Mass in Temuco: ‘Be artisans of God’s unity’

<b>By Devin Watkins</b><p>In his homily at Mass on Wednesday in Temuco, Pope Francis invited the indigenous peoples of Chile to seek the unity of which Jesus …

Christianity

Great joy in Chile!

Photo of the Day: January 17, 2018<p>Pope Francis arrived in Chile to joyous crowds of people of all ages. During his visit he spent time with a group …

Pope Francis

Virgin Mary is at center stage during pope’s time in Chile, Peru

Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Holy Mary, Door of Heaven, venerated here.<p>Pope Francis’ visit to Chile and Peru has the Blessed Virgin Mary on center …

Christianity

3 churches firebombed in Chile during pope visit

SANTIAGO, Chile — Three churches have been firebombed in Chile on the first full day of Pope Francis’ visit to the Andean nation.<p>Authorities say two …

Chicago

In Chile, Pope says Beatitudes aren’t ‘cheap words’, but sources of hope

SANTIAGO, Chile – On his first full day in Chile, Pope Francis told Catholics in the country that the Beatitudes aren’t just a simple piece of advice …

Christianity

View of ALMA from Cerro Toco

This was captured from Cerro Toco, overlooking the Chajnantor plateau that houses the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile. …

Astronomy

On flight to Chile, Pope gives journalists photo showing 'fruits of war'

Aboard the papal plane, Jan 15, 2018 / 05:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- En route from Italy to Chile on Monday, Pope Francis told journalists of his …

Pope Francis

Pope lands in Chile amid expected protests

Pope Francis has landed in Chile, where protests are expected over his decision to appoint a bishop who was close to the Andean nation's most …

Michelle Bachelet

Pope sends telegrammes to countries en route to Chile

During his journey to Chile on Monday, Pope Francis sent a number of telegrammes to leaders of the nations on his flight path. Please find below the …

Christianity

World Bank economist denies accusations of bias against Chile - media

© Reuters. World Bank economist denies accusations of bias against Chile - media<p>SANTIAGO (Reuters) - A World Bank economist in charge of the lender's …

Economics

Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

TEMUCO, Chile (AP) — When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America's longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations, and one that periodically erupts in violence.<p>Leaders of both the Mapuches and the …

World News

For a Pope to change Chile again, he'll have to navigate difficult waters

ROME – As Pope Francis heads to Chile today, the $64,000 question seems to be, “Will his presence make a difference, given the deep political and …

Christianity

Why Chile’s Churches Are Under Attack as Pope Francis Visits

Today vandals in Santiago, Chile, firebombed three Catholic churches just ahead of Pope Francis’s scheduled visit to the South American nation on …

Christianity

Frances Fitzgerald ‘sent McCabe emails to the wrong address’

The Charleton tribunal has heard evidence of previously unknown contacts between former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan and then minister for …

News (Ireland)

Death and Detention in the Face of Resistance in Guerrero, Mexico

In the wee hours of Sunday January 7, as the village of La Concepción was still celebrating a local festival, an armed attack by unknown men against …

Latino News

Pope Faces Turmoil in Chile Over Indigenous Group and Sex Abuse

SANTIAGO, Chile — Firebombs exploded before dawn on Friday at three churches in Santiago, Chile’s capital, an act of violence aimed at Pope Francis, who is to begin a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru on Monday. The police defused two other explosive devices that failed to detonate outside other …

World News

Both in Chile and Peru, politics of all sorts may vex pope's trip

ROME — Next week Pope Francis will pay his sixth visit to Latin America, traveling to six cities in Chile and Peru in the same number of days.<p>He’ll …

Christianity

3 Chile churches firebombed days before Pope Francis visit

SANTIAGO, Chile - Authorities in Chile say three Roman Catholic churches have been firebombed days before Pope Francis is set to visit the Andean …

Christianity

'It's okay, the ERU are here': Regency murder trial hears what raiders shouted before shooting

Regency murder trial witness tells of 'bedlam' after men dressed as gardaí fired off three or four rounds<p>A man attending a boxing weigh-in at the …

Crime

DOGS - International Value In A Contrarian ETF

New DOGS ETF focused on 5 countries that have been beaten down/underperformed in recent years.<p>DOGS provides dividends at a reasonable price, and the …

Investing

Chileans will be a tough crowd for Pope Francis

WHEN a visit by Pope Francis to Chile was announced last June, the country’s devout Catholics no doubt hoped it would help bring lapsed ones back to …

Christianity

Tourist arrivals to Chile up 14 pct in 2017 - Xinhua

SANTIAGO, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Chile welcomed over 6.4 million foreign visitors in 2017, up 14.3 percent against 2016, the undersecretary of tourism …

News (China)

Why Pope Francis will visit Chile's Araucania region

Temuco, Chile, Jan 10, 2018 / 03:03 pm (ACI Prensa).- Pope Francis will spend a day in Temuco, the capital of a Chilean region with a large …

Christianity

Garda officers accused of trying to damage Sgt McCabe now suing media

Reports followed Wallace’s allegation about recording of McCabe’s meeting with officers<p>about 3 hours ago<p>Two Garda officers who it was alleged were …

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