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In Chile, pope met by protests, threats, burned churches
In Chile, Pope Francis was greeted with protests, threats and the burning of at least 11 churches _ hostility unheard of for a papal visit in modern times
A look back at Raul Castro's time in office
A timeline of the Cuban leader's biggest moments, from taking over from his brother Fidel Castro to working with President Obama.
Bob Woodruff Official Biography
Bob Woodruff joined ABC News in 1996 and has covered major stories throughout the country and around the world for the network. He was named co-anchor of "ABC World News Tonight" in December 2005. On January 29, 2006, while reporting on U.S. and Iraqi security forces, Woodruff was seriously injured
Through the years: US presidents meet the pope
Meetings between the pope and president have been held at the Vatican and within the U.S. for decades.
Tom Llamas' ABC News Biography
Tom Llamas is an Emmy award-winning journalist, anchor of ABC News “World News Tonight" weekend editions, and Chief National Correspondent reporting for all ABC News programs and platforms. During the 2016 presidential race, Llamas covered the vast field of GOP candidates and Donald Trump’s
Sarah Palin Being Considered for Secretary of Veteran Affairs
The "GMA" team of insiders analyze some of the biggest stories trending this morning.
Pope Francis Meets With Clerical Sex Abuse Victims
Pope Francis met with victims of clerical sex abuse today and promised to hold those responsible accountable. The 30-minute meeting was with five adults who had suffered sexual abuse as minors by the clergy or members of their family or teachers, according to the Vatican. The meeting, held on his
Read Pope Francis' Historic Speech to Congress
Pope Francis isn't above sharing the spotlight with others. The pontiff structured much of his historic speech to Congress by highlighting the work and lives of four historic Americans. Two are universally known -- President Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. -- while two others
Female Priests Persevere Despite Being Banned From Catholic Church
At the end of Catholic Mass, there is often a prayer for new vocations into the priesthood. A group that has been gaining global momentum may be an answer to that prayer but the Catholic Church is not ready for it. This new breed of priests is not blessed by the Vatican because they are women. They
Donald Trump: What He Said About the Pope
All eyes are on the pope in the United States today. While the Holy Father is meeting with President Obama at the White House, presidential hopefuls for the job are sharing their thoughts on the pontiff and his positions on climate change , immigration and social issues. But one 2016 candidate has