McDonald's Opens in Its Most Controversial Location Yet: Vatican City
Last week, McDonald’s set up shop within a stone’s throw of the home of the Catholic Church in Vatican-owned property, and not everyone is lovin’ it.
Bolivia's President Suggested the Pope Try Coca
During Evo Morales' visit to the vatican he gave Pope Francis three books about the coca leaf.
Chile Takes Its First Step Towards Easing Pinochet’s Total Ban on Abortion
Deputies approved a bill allowing abortion in three highly restricted cases amid much heated debate in the chamber and on social media. The reform, celebrated as historic by women’s rights activists, now goes to the senate.
defense & security
Pope Francis Is About To Head Into A War Zone For First Time Ever
Securing a papal visit is never easy. And how do you do it when the most public Christian figure in the world heads into a country in tatters, devastated by sectarian Christian-Muslim violence?
Mexico Forgives Pope Francis After ‘Mexicanization’ Spat
The term seemed to strike a nerve in Mexico, which in the early years of its military-led campaign against criminal cartels worried that it would suffer a “Colombianization” of drug-related violence.
Michael Sam Gets Engaged In Vatican City
Michael Sam, you may have heard of him once or twice, is now engaged to his boyfriend after popping the question in Vatican City.