Pope says killing of women has become ‘plague’ in Latin America

Pope Francis meets with Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela in Panama City, Panama, January 24, 2019. Vatican Media/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.

PANAMA CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis urged Latin America’s leaders on Thursday to shun corruption and tackle gang violence, drug trafficking and the killing of women, which he said had become a “plague” in his native continent. Francis, on the first full day of his trip to Panama for a Catholic youth festival, also addressed […]

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