In an extraordinary letter published Wednesday, Francis also summoned Chile's bishops to the Vatican for an emergency meeting in the coming weeks to discuss the scandal, which has badly tarnished his reputation and that of the Chilean church.
Pope Francis came under fire during a trip to Chile for defending a bishop accused of directly witnessing and covering up sexual abuse by another church figure, dating back to the 1980s. While the pope apologized for his wording, he…
By Vikram Mansharamani
It’s only a matter of time before Chile’s economic chill thaws.
Scientists use a telescope in Chile to complete a survey of the coldest parts of the Milky Way's galactic plane.
Architecture's highest prize was awarded to Chile's Alejandro Aravena, a man little known outside his field who is working to address real world problems of urban housing. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Aravena to discuss his philosophy as a designer.
Alejandro Aravena, an architect known for his innovative approach to solving urban problems through social design, received the Pritzker Prize on Wednesday.
It's a new Chilean national park with the best features of Yellowstone, Yosemite and Grand Teton, and without the traffic or wait lists. It's also the brainchild of outdoor gear and apparel mogul Doug Tompkins, who gave up business for…
American millionaire businessman and conservationist Douglas Tompkins died Tuesday from severe hypothermia after his kayak capsized in a lake in southern Chile.
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The White House is announcing the designation of two new National Marine Sanctuaries — the first chosen in 15 years — as part of President Barack Obama’s efforts to protect the environment.
A powerful magnitude 8.3 earthquake struck central Chile, just north of the capital city of Santiago, Wednesday, prompting tsunami warnings for the entire country.
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