""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
Pope's visit to Chile causes protests.
Pope Francis has called on all nations to support dialogue to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula and to work for a legally-binding ban on nuclear weapons.
"Don't be afraid, feed them, because this too is the language of love," said the Pope.
Pope Francis offered his reflections on 2018 as he celebrated New Year's Day Mass in St. Peter's Basilica and later greeted some 40,000 people in St. Peter's Square.
Pope Francis in his year-end message said 2017 had been marred by "war and lies"
Pope Francis urged hospitality towards migrants and refugees in his Christmas Midnight Mass
Law became a central figure in the worst crisis to hit the Roman Catholic Church in America - the alleged cover-up by church officials of sexual abuse of children by priests.
Pope Francis staunchly defended the rights of ethnic minorities in a speech during his first mass in Myanmar.
Pope Francis failed to mention Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority as he stood on stage with the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
It's definitely a step up from the pope-mobile, but the pontiff won't be using his gift of a Lamborghini on the tree-shaded roads of the Vatican gardens.
Cross on monument to Pope John Paul II ruled to break French law on separation of Church and State
The pontiff took part in a 20-minute video call with the crew of the ISS
One of the Pope’s top advisors is facing sex abuse charges in Australia. Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's economy minister, is the most senior Catholic to be charged with sex crimes
High-ranking Vatican official Cardinal George Pell asserts his innocence as he is charged with multiple, historical sex crimes.
Angela Merkel has her fourth private audience with Pope Francis.
Trump says meeting pope 'honour of a lifetime'
The Pope spoke to EU leaders on the eve of a summit marking the 60th anniversary of the EU's founding document
A little girl got a laugh from the Pope and the nearby crowd in Rome on Wednesday (March 22) when she grabbed the skull cap from off his head as he bent down to kiss…
On Wednesday Pope Francis was treated to a brief performance by the Rony Rollers Circus troupe in Saint Peter’s Square at the end of his weekly audience.
Posters have appeared around Rome accusing the Pontiff of attacking conservative Catholics.
The signs, which were quickly covered up by the authorities, were put up by mystery activists during the nig