Peru’s indigenous await Pope Francis in scorching Amazon

PUERTO MALDONADO, Peru (AP) – After lengthy treks through the muddy Amazon, indigenous men, women and children will greet Pope Francis Friday in a visit to the world’s largest rainforest that native leaders hope will mark a turning point for the increasingly threatened ecosystem.

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency

LONDON (AP) – A major hacking operation tied to one of the most powerful security and intelligence agencies in Lebanon has been exposed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of intercepted data exposed to the open internet, according to a report published Thursday.

Pope urges Chile to welcome migrants, holds airborne wedding

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) – Pope Francis wrapped up his Chile visit Thursday by performing a first-of-its-kind airborne papal wedding ceremony and then celebrating a Mass on land in which he urged the South American nation to continue welcoming migrants and caring for the least fortunate among them.