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Pope Sends Envoy To Help Stop War

Pope John Paul II is sending an envoy to South America to back peace efforts in the border war between Ecuador and Peru.

Italian Cardinal Carlo Furno is going in the pope’s name to speak “with the highest-level authorities” in those two countries, Vatican spokesman Joaquin Navarro said Monday.

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In reversal, Trump signs order stopping family separation

UPDATED: 7:36 p.m.

Bowing to pressure from anxious allies, President Donald Trump abruptly reversed himself Wednesday and signed an executive order halting his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border.