• Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    Poverty, inequality in Latin America at unthinkable levels, pope says

    • Jun 30, 2017

    Founded in 1966, the Italian-Latin American International Organization seeks to increase “economic, social, scientific, technological and cultural cooperation” between Latin American countries and Italy. Commemorating the organization’s 50th anniversary, Pope Francis said that to achieve the goal of promoting development and cooperation, the organization must first identify the potential of Latin American countries, who are “rich in history, culture, natural resources” and “good and caring” people.

  • Pope Francis to visit Chile and Peru in 2018

    Pope Francis to visit Chile and Peru in 2018

    • Jun 19, 2017

    The Vatican confirmed on Monday that Pope Francis will be visiting Chile and Peru next January. This will be his sixth visit to Latin America, and once again, the Argentine pontiff is skipping his home country of Argentina.

  • Pope wants synod dedicated to people in Amazon, archbishop says

    Pope wants synod dedicated to people in Amazon, archbishop says

    • May 17, 2017

    After a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, the president of the Peruvian bishops’ conference said that the pope would like to dedicate a Synod of Bishops to the indigenous people of the Amazon and the evangelization in the region.