Many Germans hoped a German pope would bring an end to the schism between catholics and protestants that began here, centuries ago. But those hopes were dashed.
Polish diplomats have demanded that Mattel recall a game that references "Nazi Poland." The country was subjected to a brutal occupation by Nazi Germany throughout World War II.
Francis says he could leave his job as pope after about three more years. The bombshell came in an interview with Mexico's Televisa broadcast Friday, the second anniversary of his election as pope.
Protesters angry over Burundian President Nkurunziza's decision to seek a third term have clashed with police in Bujumbura. Several people have been killed since the violence started Sunday, activists claim.
Hundreds of people have protested against the ordination of a Catholic bishop in the Chilean city of Osorno. They've accused him of covering up a priest's sexual abuse of children.