Pope Francis has called on G20 leaders not to forget the poor, saying to do so would be "regrettable".
Pope Francis was set to sort his allies from his enemies with a Vatican vote on a document drafted opening the Catholic Church's doors to remarried divorcees and gays.
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a British bishop who stood down after admitting to an affair with a woman.
Nice-guy Pope Francis looks set to have his mettle tested by his first mutiny in the ranks this weekend at a Catholic meeting.
Pope Francis joked during a visit to Albania that Mother Teresa would have struck fear into him if she had been his mother superior.
Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania that religion can never be used to justify violence.
Security has been tightened in Saint Peter's Square after intelligence services intercepted a possible plan to attack the Vatican.
Pope Francis is concerned about the political situation in his native Argentina.
War is not the way to address injustice, Pope Francis said.
Pope Francis urged the divided Koreas to reject suspicion and confrontation and unite as "one family, one people".
Pope Francis beatified 124 early Korean martyrs at a mass in Seoul and challenged the crowd to ask what values they might be willing to die for.
Pope Francis will offer prayers for Korean reconciliation in Seoul next week
The visit of the Pope Francis will recognise the vicious persecution of early Korean Catholics.
A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.
Pope Francis arrives in Jordan Saturday at the start of a Middle East tour aiming to boost ties with Muslims and Jews as well as easing an age-old rift within Christianity itself.
A South Korean cardinal visited the North on Wednesday in the first trip of its kind, an official said, ahead of a visit by Pope Francis to Seoul that Catholic authorities hope will promote peace between the neighbours.
Pope Francis on Saturday attended a giant rally for children and teachers from Italy's Catholic schools, with the Vatican saying that 300,000 people turned out for the event in and around St Peter's Square.
Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed John Paul II and John XXIII the Catholic Church's newest saints at a festive ceremony joined by hundreds of thousands of pilgrims for two pontiffs who helped shape 20th-century history.
Many Mexicans have mixed emotions about seeing the late pope John Paul II become a saint: they loved the man but feel he covered up sexual abuses by priests.
Pope Francis attended an emotional night of prayers for hot-button social issues including domestic abuse, prison overcrowding and unemployment to mark the Good Friday before Easter.
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