By Cesar Uco, 5 February 2018
The Pope’s first stop was Chile, where he denounced parishioners as “idiots manipulated by leftists” for opposing a bishop implicated in the cover-up of child sexual abuse.
By Clodomiro Puentes, 20 February 2016
The papal tour was paid for by the government and wealthy Mexican businessmen, who clearly saw it as a means of defusing mounting popular anger.
By Patrick Martin, 25 September 2015
The address by Pope Francis to a joint session of Congress was a flagrant violation of the separation of church and state.
By Tom Carter, 24 September 2015
As he parades through Washington at the center of a massive security operation, the pope looks out on an America whose democracy is in shambles.