Pope Francis News
Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'
From deep in the scorching Amazon rainforest, Pope Francis demands that corporations stop their relentless extraction of timber, gas and gold from God's "holy ground," and called on governments to allow its indigenous peoples to help determine its future
Nuns appeal pipeline project on religious grounds
A group of nuns is asking a federal appeals court to halt a natural gas pipeline project on their rural Pennsylvania property
The Latest: Flat tire forces pope to switch cars in Lima
The pope may be infallible, but apparently he's not immune to flat tires as he was forced to switch cars during his Peru trip.
Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander
Victims of a notorious Chilean pedophile priest are outraged that Pope Francis accused them of slander
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Congress likely racing toward a government shutdown; Pope Francis shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander; California DA says couple's abuse of 12 kids became torture
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
AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean
AP PHOTOS: Pope Francis arrives in Peru after visiting Chile, many in Haiti still live in tents long after a powerful earthquake and Honduras' former president is pulled to safety amid a protest
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Prosecutor says California parents who tortured children were 'depraved'; blood test to detect eight cancers early gives promising results; Amazon sweepstakes narrowed to 20 competitors.
Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile
It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis as he celebrates the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight to northern Chile
Correction: Trump-One Year-Media story
In a story Jan. 15 about trust in the news media, The Associated Press reported erroneously that a Pew Research Center report was published last month. It was published in December 2016. A corrected version of the story is below: Trust in news media takes a hit during Trump presidency Trump's