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Pope denounces indigenous violence in symbolic Chile Mass
TEMUCO, Chile (AP) -- Pope Francis denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains as he traveled Wednesday to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples, where several church burnings have been blamed on radical Mapuche factions pressing for their cause....

The Latest: Another Chilean church burns during papal visit
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Latin America (all times local):...

AP PHOTOS: Peru prisoners build chairs for papal visit
PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) -- Prisoners convicted of crimes like robbery and drug trafficking at a prison in the Peruvian Amazon are using their time behind bars to build simple wooden chairs that indigenous leaders will use while meeting with Pope Francis....

Argentines try to understand why the pope won't return home
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- Pope Francis has flown over the massive Andes cordillera, visited the poor in several slums and rubbed shoulders with presidents in six visits to Latin America. But in five years as pope, he has never returned home to Argentina....

At least 30 bodies said found in clandestine Mexico graves
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Authorities in the Pacific coast Mexican state of Nayarit say they are investigating the remains of at least 30 people found in a series of clandestine graves....