October 10, 2020

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Pope Francis on Saturday urged people to pull investments from companies that are not committed to protecting the environment, adding his voice to calls for the economic model that emerges from the coronavirus pandemic to be a sustainable one. Francis spoke in a video message for an online event called “Countdown Global Launch, a Call to Action on Climate Change.”

Chileans took to the streets of the capital, Santiago, for a third consecutive Friday, demonstrating against the government, inequality and police brutality as a postponed referendum on constitutional changes nears. Protesters threw rocks at police, who responded with water cannons and tear gas. A few hundred people gathered in the city’s iconic Plaza Italia, a considerably smaller crowd than those