Pope Francis attends a special audience with the members of the UCIIM Catholic union of Italian secondary school teachers

Pope Francis’ Dark Past as Agent of US-Backed Military Junta in Argentina

Murder, torture and “disappearances” were commonplace under the military dictatorship that gripped Argentina in the 1970s. Pope Francis, despite being hailed as a “progressive” figure today, was supportive of the Argentine junta, even aiding in some of the atrocities it carried out.