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Fr Joaquin Hernandez Sifuentes ‘looked for perfection in everything he did’, his diocese said

At his general audience, the Pope prayed for prisoners killed in recent riots in Brazil

The prisoners were selected according to the nature of their crimes and their behaviour while in prison

State prosecutors have suggested the men were involved in questionable behaviour shortly before their deaths

A crackdown on drug-related crime has left more than 400 suspected dealers dead since President Duterte took office in June

Archbishop Socrates Villegas issued a statement, read in churches Sunday expressing deep concerns over the killings of drugs suspects

The bishops released a statement to coincide with the launch of the Yes on 62 campaign

All people, whoever they may be, are innocent until proven guilty and have a right to their good name

In this Feb. 5, 2014 photo, Pope Francis meets Argentine Lidia Guerrero in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

Lidia Guerrero is hopeful Pope Francis will put across her son’s case when he visits the United States next month

Don Winslow’s depiction of Mexico’s drugs war is bloody, brutal and brilliant