President Erdogan aired details uncovered by Turkish investigators, who have concluded the Saudi journalist was the victim of a premeditated murder.
On Sunday, Pope Paul VI, who died in 1978, will become the third pontiff canonized in four years even as the church struggles with the legacies of its leaders.
The early end to the top cleric’s career reflects Catholics' ire over church bureaucrats' handling of allegations of sexual abuse by clergy.
A combative letter ends a period of silence following bombshell claims that much of the Vatican hierarchy protected recently resigned cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
The statement gave the first look into Vatican plans to probe the former Washington archbishop, who resigned as cardinal in July amid sex abuse allegations.
Denis Mukwege, a Congolese gynecologist, treated victims of gang rape, and Nadia Murad is a Yazidi activist who was kidnapped and held by the Islamic State for three months.
Pope Francis is set to open a month-long “synod on youth.”
Church leaders chose to send him to Victoria, Kan., a remote town about 200 miles from Topeka.
Stocks went tumbling on Friday.
A 650-foot section of a highway bridge crumpled in an instant during torrential rains. Even as emergency crews counted the death, questions began about whether spotty maintenance played a role.