Pope Francis Makes Historic Trip to the US

On September 22, His Holiness Pope Francis paid his first visit to the United States, where he spread his message concerning climate change and social issues with world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly. The Pope spent two days in Washington, D.C., where he delivered a canonization mass, addressed a joint meeting of Congress, and shared a meal with the local homeless.

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Turkey Cites National Security to Detain Journalists

Recently, the number of incarcerated journalists worldwide has increased from 80 in 2000 to 221 last year, according to the New York Times.

Turkey’s anti-terror laws in particular promote the capture and mistreatment of many journalists. Three VICE News employees were arrested on August 27 while filming clashes between police and youth members of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

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