Big-hitting nominations this year are said to include the US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
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.
In 1973, Chile fell to a U.S.-backed coup that led to the installation of the brutal military dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. At the time, the Cardinal of Santiago, Raúl Silva Henríquez, took a stand against the newly-installed military