• Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    2 days ago - By Boston Herald

    TEMUCO, Chile - When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America's longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations, and one that periodically erupts in violence. Leaders of both the Mapuches and the Chilean government have said in recent weeks they hope Francis can facilitate dialogue on disputes dating to the late 19th century, when the Mapuches, known for their ferocity resisting Spanish and other European settlers, were definitively defeated by the Chilean military.
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  • Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    2 days ago - By News OK

    TEMUCO, Chile - When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people this week, he'll be inserting himself into an extended and sometimes violent conflict involving indigenous populations.
    Both Mapuche and the Chilean government leaders have said in recent weeks they hope Francis can "facilitate dialogue" on disputes dating to the late 19th century.
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  • Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    2 days ago - By ABC News

    Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Chile's conflictive Mapuche area is generating both excitement and angst
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  • Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    Joy, angst over pope visit to Chile's restive Mapuche region

    2 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    TEMUCO, Chile - When Pope Francis visits the de facto capital of Chile's Mapuche people, he will be inserting himself into one of Latin America's longest-running conflicts involving indigenous populations and one that periodically erupts in violence. Leaders of both the Mapuches and the Chilean government have said in recent weeks they hope Francis...
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