Report: Sex abuse victim refutes pope’s claim as pressure builds on Vatican

Report: Sex abuse victim refutes pope’s claim as pressure builds on Vatican

by WorldTribune Staff, February 5, 2018 A letter from a Chilean sex abuse victim contradicts Pope Francis’s “insistence that no victims had come forward,” The Associated Press reported. The eight-page letter that Pope Francis received in 2015, obtained exclusively by the AP, “graphically detailed how a priest sexually abused” the victim and how “other Chilean […]

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The arrival of a new year is accompanied by new murder statistics from the previous year in Mexico. It is a grisly tally, to be sure. One can always hope it will be lower than the previous year. Sadly, that didn’t occur this past year. As reported by CNN, […]

The Pope in Chile confronts sex abuse scandals: ‘It is right to ask forgiveness’

The Pope in Chile confronts sex abuse scandals: ‘It is right to ask forgiveness’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2018 Priests in the Catholic Church have done “irreparable damage” to the children they have raped and molested, Pope Francis declared during a visit to Chile on Jan. 15. “I am one with my brother bishops, for it is right to ask forgiveness and make every effort to support the […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

Pyongyang calls on Latin American nations to reject U.S. call for severing ties

by WorldTribune Staff, August 21, 2017 Latin American nations should not fall prey to the U.S.’s “coercive behavior” and should reject calls for them to sever relations with North Korea, a spokesperson for the North’s Foreign Ministry said. Pyongyang said U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s move to openly press Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Peru to […]

Soros foundation sought to influence negotiations for Internet regulation

Soros foundation sought to influence negotiations for Internet regulation

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2016 An organization funded by George Soros, a proponent of net neutrality, attempted to buy its way into negotiations that would impact Internet regulation, a leaked document shows. With net regulation as its main concern, the leftist billionaire’s Open Society Foundations funneled $66,290 to a nonprofit with the goal of […]

Iran foreign minister in Havana kicks off tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Chile and Bolivia

Iran foreign minister in Havana kicks off tour of Venezuela, Nicaragua, Chile and Bolivia

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said in Havana his visit would open a new chapter in the Islamic Republic’s relations with Communist-ruled Cuba. “We will start a new chapter in the bilateral relations with Cuba on the basis of a big (business) delegation accompanying […]