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.
French, Italian nuns canonised too
The Vatican concluded its first treaty that formally recognises the State of Palestine, a move that gives legal weight to the Holy See’s years-long recognition and that drew fast criticism from suppor
Cuban President Raul Castro thanked Pope Francis on Sunday for brokering the thaw between Havana and Washington and said the Pope so impressed him that he might return to the Catholic Church, despite
Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September on his way to the United States, the Vatican confirmed on Wednesday.
Pope Francis delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Regina Coeli prayer in St. Peter’s Square in the Vatican on Monday. (Photo: AFP)
Pope Francis on Sunday condemned two suicide attacks on churches in Pakistan and accused the world of “seeking to hide” the persecution of Christians.
Pope Francis is insisting that his concern for the poor and critique of the global economic system isn’t some novel, communist-inspired ideology but rather the original and core “touchstone” of the Ch