News Peru » History: The Latest: Francis arrives in Peru for 4-day visit
The pardon reopened wounds from a bloody chapter in Peru's history. 5 p.m. Pope Francis is en route to Peru after wrapping up a visit to neighboring Chile. While in Chile, Francis asked forgiveness for abuses by some priests and met with survivors.
News Peru » History: Sex abuse, political turmoil overshadow pope in Chile, Peru
THE POPE AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLE History's first Latin American pope will meet with indigenous groups in both Chile and Peru, evidence of his longstanding commitment to supporting native Americans in their struggles against poverty, discrimination and the ...
News Peru » History: Pope Francis´ visit to Chile and Peru comes to an end
The papal tour through Chile and Peru came to an end Sunday in Lima ... as a way to obtain reparations for the numerous deaths of their members through history. Another one of the big challenges that Francis faced in the southern country was the low ...
News Peru » History: In wake of Fujimori pardon, divided Peru debates meaning of reconciliation
He would have joined Fujimori as the only president impeached in Peru’s modern history, but Congress fell eight votes short of the 87 needed to remove him. The president survived thanks to a move by Congressman Kenji Fujimori, the former president’s son.
News Peru » History: Pope lands in Peru as president seeks help in political crisis
“Today our land is still being taken,” said Cesar Augusto Yiraje, the chief of the Ese Ejja native community of Palma Real in Peru. “Now with the arrival of the pope, history is being made in Madre de Dios,” he said, referring to the Amazonian region.
News Peru » History: The Amazon is ‘heart of the church,’ Pope Francis tells Peru’s indigenous peoples
wailing horns and beating drums as history’s first Latin American pope declared the Amazon and its indigenous peoples the “heart of the church.” In the highlight of his weeklong trip to Chile and Peru, Francis warned that the Amazon people are now ...
News Peru » History: Pope in Peru: Don’t just protect the Amazon, protect its people
Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Jan 19, 2018 / 09:16 am (CNA/EWTN News ... Francis also focused on the good work of the Church in the Amazon, and the many missionaries throughout history who have devoted themselves to the region, defending its people and ...
News Peru » History: The Latest: Peru indigenous ask pope to push for land rights
Peru's indigenous leaders have sent a letter to Pope Francis ... Those two things make it a place steeped in painful history for both the Mapuche and families of victims of the dictatorship. Thousands greeted Francis Wednesday as he rode in his popemobile ...
News Peru » History: Pope Francis: Stand with the indigenous peoples of Peru and Chile — and of the world
Francis, the first Pontiff in history to hail from Latin America ... Indigenous peoples in Chile and Peru face illegal settlements, wildcat mining, and even the outright seizure of lands for plantation agriculture or other forms of exploitation.
News Peru » History: Peru's Alpine Herders Revive Ancient Technologies to Face the Future
Grey and green Peru has a long history of embarking on engineering feats to manage the flow of water for agriculture. The Incas and the civilisations before them built terraces, cisterns and canals while modern government projects include the $500-million ...