Pope Francis has announced that Mother Teresa of Calcutta, who dedicated her life to helping the poor, will be made at saint of the Roman Catholic
Pope Frances has ended his Mexico visit along the US border. There he prayed at a memorial for migrants who have perished trying to reach the United
Pope Francis opens the second leg of his African tour with praise for the Ugandan authorities and trips to some of the capital's holiest sites.
Kelly Gissendaner has been executed in the state of Georgia in the United States. She became the first woman to be executed in the state for 70
Pope Francis’ homecoming tour of South America has taken him to Paraguay, where he was emphatic in his praise of the efforts of the country’s women
Catholic pilgrims have been arriving in Sarajevo, which has been gearing up for the visit of Pope Francis. At an outdoor mass in the main football
Pope Francis spent part of Holy Thursday in a prison in Rome. The Pontiff washed the feet of twelve male and female inmates and a baby as he marked
Pope Francis has visited one of Italy’s most dangerous neighbourhoods in the city of Naples. Scampia has been described as a forgotten, crumbling
Pope Francis has arrived in Sri Lanka, where he will spend two days before flying on to one of the Catholic church’s strongholds, the Philippines. He
The man who tried to kill former Pope John Paul II 33 years ago showed up at the Vatican on Saturday to put white roses on his tomb and said he wanted to meet Pope Francis.
More than a month after Middle East peace talks collapsed, Palestinian and Israeli leaders have been brought together by Pope Francis for an