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.
Pope issues support for Native Americans in Dakota Access Pipeline row
The Vatican was forced to defend its decision to invite China to a conference on organ trafficking despite the country's murky recent-past regarding the issue
Charities have been calling on people to help those affected by the cold, resulting in donations and many volunteers coming forward
The Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas also had an audience with Pope Francis, with discussions on how peace can be achieved
Pope Francis has baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel, telling their mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried.
A new McDonald’s fast food restaurant which opened last week near the Apostolic Palace has drawn criticism from some local restaurant owners and residents.
McDonald's cooks up controversy with a food outlet in a building belonging to the Catholic Church in Rome - within sight of St Peter's Square.
Pope Francis has condemned the deadly attack in Istanbul and offered prayers for the victims, their families and the entire Turkish people.
Pope Francis’s weekly general audience took a rather quirky turn on Wednesday December 28 when a circus was unleashed on the Vatican.
On the feast of St Stephen, the first Christian martyr, Pope Francis paid tribute to Christians in the Middle East who have clung to their faith during persecution by Islamist…
Pope Francis has given his fourth Christmas Mass from St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos, who won the Nobel peace prize for the deal with the FARC and opposition leader Alvaro Uribe, who rejected the agreement met with Pope Francis in the…
Pope Francis has restated that “abortion is a grave sin, since it puts an end to an innocent life” but “there is no sin that God’s mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart seek
Pope Francis grants all Roman Catholic priests the power to forgive abortion, but the Church maintains the act of aborting remains a sin.
Pope Francis has described a priest who was killed by two Islamist extremists as a martyr.
Two journalists have been cleared by a Vatican court of publishing leaked documents claiming the top of the Catholic Church was plagued by corruption.
Sergio Cantone talks with the Secretary of State of the Vatican on immigration in Europe and the conflict in Ukraine.
A handshake, a hug and a kiss were exchanged at a historic meeting of Catholic and Muslim leaders at the Vatican.
On Friday, Pope Francis welcomed representatives of Italy’s Serie A Football League as well as players from the Juventus and AC Milan teams ahead of the Coppa Italia…
Pope Francis has been awarded the Charlemagne Prize, given for outstanding services towards European unification. At a ceremony in the Vatican