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.
More than 5000 children attended the event called "Soccer we love" at the presence of the pope, who impressed everyone with his ball twirling skills, helped by a freestyler who joined him during the audience in 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 issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed.
Conservatives want Catholic bishops to declare pope a heretic
Pope Francis led Catholics into Easter with a vigil Mass on Saturday night.
"Be humble", Pope Francis urges Catholic Church
The deeply-worn Scala Sancta (Holy Stairs) were brought to light for the first time in 300 years after a seven-year restoration.
In an unprecedented gesture at the Vatican, Pope Francis knelt down to kiss the feet of the warrior leaders of South Sudan, urging them to end the civil war.
The last time 85-year-old Sister Maria Concetta Esu met the Pope, she arrived in a canoe.
This is the hilarious moment Pope Francis repeatedly tries to prevent devotees from kissing his papal ring.
Pope, ending conference, calls for 'all-out battle' against abuse of minors
Pope Francies leads a four-day summit in the Vatican into sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
The Vatican is holding a four-day summit called by Pope Francis to tackle the Catholic Church's long-standing crisis.
The rescue ships have 49 migrants onboard and are stuck in the Mediterranean.
Vatican spokesman and deputy resign over policy spat
Pope Francis' early blind spot on sex abuse threatens legacy
Pope Francis called for fraternity in the world in his Christmas address in St. Peter's Square
Pope Francis decries 'insatiable greed' of today’s consumerism in Christmas Eve Mass
Vatican unveils giant Christmas tree and nativity scene
Pope forgives errant child
The murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero and Pope Paul VI have been canonised in a ceremony before tens of thousands of people in St Peter’s Square.
The Argentinian pontiff was speaking about how parents shouldn’t reject sick children when he made the comments on Wednesday.
What claims did Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano make in his 11-page written testament?
"We abandoned the little ones," he wrote.
The Vatican says Pope Francis is on the side of victims and the Catholic Church is determined to ‘root out’ the ‘tragic horror’ of clergy child sex abuse.