January 22, 2018 / 12:36 AM / 10 months ago

Pope Francis leaves Peru at end of Latin American trip

Pope Francis walks up the airplane staircase after his farewell ceremony, in Lima, Peru January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

LIMA (Reuters) - Pope Francis departed Peru for Rome on Sunday, ending a trip to Latin America that also included neighbouring Chile.

The visit was marked by tough talk on political corruption in Latin America and a backlash over what many see as his insufficient resolve to tackle sexual abuse in the Church. [nL2N1PG0B3]

Reporting by Caroline Stauffer and Philip Pullella; Editing by Paul Simao

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