Pope Francis is the first non-European pope in 1,300 years and has marked himself out for his tolerance regarding taboo topics
The Vatican has gotten embroiled in a modern-day, secular version of the Index of Banned Books.
Pope Francis has sent his blessing to a lesbian author of children’s books dealing with same-sex families, wishing her and her wife well in their work, it emerged on Friday.
Pope Francis greets the faithful who hold a controversial Falkland placard at the Vatican on Wednesday. — AP
Pope Francis has established an annual day of global prayer “for the Care of Creation” to boost support for the environment, the Vatican said on Monday.
People offer silent prayers during the memorial ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in Nagasaki Peace Park, Japan, on Sunday. — AFP
Pope Francis declared on Wedn-esday that divorced Cath-olics who remarry, their children deserve better tr-eatment form the church, and he urged pastors to avoid treating these couples as if they were
Pope Francis is flanked by two young people during the Angelus noon prayer he celebrated from the window of his studio overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Photo: AP)
The Vatican on Friday signed a historic first accord with Palestine, two years after officially recognising it as a state.
The Irish vote to allow same-sex marriage was a “defeat for humanity”, a senior Vatican official has said in the first high-level reaction from the Holy See to last week’s landmark referendum.