More than 150 historians and researchers have signed up to access the soon-to-open Vatican archives of the World War II-era pope.
The Argentine Jesuit has long been sensitive to the plight of the Amazon
An estimated 24 recovery centres for clergymen operate in Italy. Euronews reports on their methods and the controversies surrounding them.
Pope Francis is weighing whether to allow married men to be ordained to make up a shortage of priests
In unusual move, Vatican postpones beatification of first US 'televangelist'
Thirty-seven years after the Falklands war, a tiny statue of the Madonna taken at the end of the conflict and held in Britain is going home to Argentina in a gesture of reconciliation blessed by Pope Francis in Vatican City.
Some saints wear halos, others sport helmets.
Pope Francis on Sunday declared five people saints, including Cardinal John Henry Newman, a leading 19th century Anglican who converted to Catholicism and became one of the most influential Christian figures of modern times.
He has summoned bishops, laypeople and indigenous groups to join him in discussing the environmental and sacramental challenges facing the region.
The pope criticised countries that sell weapons but do not accept refugees from conflicts where arms are used.
Emanuela Orlandi disappeared after she left her family's flat in the Vatican City and headed to a music lesson.
Two tombs were reopened in Rome after a family of a 15-year-old who has been missing since 1983 petitioned the family. They didn't find anything inside.
Wearing his traditional lip plate and a yellow, crown-like decoration on his head, Amazon rainforest Chief Raoni Metuktire on Monday met with Pope Francis at the Vatican.
In an address to the Foreign Press Association at the Vatican on Saturday, Pope Francis urged journalists to reject fake news and continue reporting on the troubling conditions of suffering people who no longer make it into daily headlines
Pope Francis led Catholics into Easter with a vigil Mass on Saturday night.