The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

TRUJILLO, Peru — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

Pope Francis is denouncing killings of women and other gender-based crimes that have turned Latin America into the most violent place on Earth for women.

At a Marian prayer in the northern Peruvian city of Trujillo, Francis called women, mothers and grandmothers the guiding force for families. But he said women are nevertheless victims of "femicide and many situations of violence that are kept quiet...

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