Pope Francis has given a joyride in his popemobile to eight migrant children who recently arrived in Italy from Libya.
Pope Francis has issued a new law requiring all Catholic priests and nuns around the world to report clergy sexual abuse and cover-ups by their superiors to church authorities.
Pope Francis has urged Bulgarians to open their hearts and homes to migrants, arguing that a country like Bulgaria, which is losing so much of its population to emigration, should well understand the forces that drive people to leave their native lands.
Pope Francis has arrived in Bulgaria, the European Union’s poorest country and one that taken a hard line against migrants.
Pope Francis denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian liturgical calendar by lamenting the bloodshed and political violence afflicting many parts of the world.
Pope Francis has celebrated Easter Mass at the Vatican, as the church faced a fresh round of bloodshed targeting Christians in Sri Lanka.
Pope Francis warned against being judgmental and too full of oneself, in his Palm Sunday homily to thousands of people during Mass in St Peter’s Square in Rome.
Pope Francis has blamed Europe and the United States for the deaths of children in Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan, saying wealthy Western countries fuel conflicts by selling weapons in war zones.
Pope Francis has praised Morocco as a model of religious moderation and migrant welcome as he visited the north African kingdom.
Pope Francis has issued sweeping new sex abuse legislation for Vatican personnel and Holy See diplomats that requires the immediate reporting of allegations to Vatican prosecutors.
Pope Francis has travelled to a major Italian pilgrimage site dedicated to the Virgin Mary to sign a new document dedicated to young people.
The Pope has launched a new app which aims to connect Catholics through prayer.