Pope Faces Turmoil in Chile Over Indigenous Group and Sex Abuse
Firebombs exploded at three churches in Santiago, Chile’s capital, on Friday, just days before Pope Francis is scheduled to visit Chile and Peru.
SANTIAGO, Chile — Firebombs exploded before dawn on Friday at three churches in Santiago, Chile’s capital, an act of violence aimed at Pope Francis, who is to begin a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru on Monday. The police defused two other explosive devices that failed to detonate outside other churches later in the day.No one was injured, and only minor physical damage was reported. President Michelle Bachelet appealed for calm, urging Chileans to welcome the first papal visit since John Pau...
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