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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

Mexicans protest for an end to the carnage in their country (PA)

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

An Easter procession in the Calabrian town of Oppido Mamertina (PA)

Easter Sunday procession in a southern Italian diocese have been infiltrated by the mafia in the past

Ched Evans (PA)

Can Ched Evans ever be forgiven?

The controversy over Evans’ return to football is complicated by the fact that he has shown no remorse for his crime

A protester denounces  violence against journalists in Honduras (Photo: CNS)

Jesuit has refused police protection because most police are linked to organised crime

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Vatican recently eliminated life imprisonment from its own penal code.

‘Vicious and menacing’ burglar jailed for two years after breaking into priest’s home and stealing charity boxes