"There is darkness in human hearts but the light of Christ is greater," Pope Francis told the crowd at St Peter's Square on Christmas morning.
Pope Francis on Sunday blessed the statuettes of Baby Jesus brought by hundreds of children to the Angelus prayer in St Peter's Square.
On a visit to Bangkok, Pope Francis has spoken up for the victims of sex tourism.
The pontiff arrived in Thailand to meet with the country's small but devoted Catholic minority
Pope Francis adds 13 like-minded cardinals to Catholic hierarchy
Pope Francis, ending his visit to Mozambique, said a mass for some 60,000 people in Maputo's national stadium. Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Mozambique on Friday by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children.
On the last leg of his trip to Romania the pope visited the city of Iasi in the province of Moldova.
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
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has blamed the "unprecedented radicalism in the 1960s" for clerical sexual abuse against minors in a letter.
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.
A little girl defied tight security to fulfil her dream on Tuesday (February 5), breaking through a police cordon to greet Pope Francis.
Pope Francis is heading back to the Vatican aboard 'Shepherd One', after historic visit to the UAE.
Pope Francis on Monday (February 4) was welcomed by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, and the Vice-President of UAE and ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, at Abu Dhabi's presidential palace.
Here is a round-up of key stories from across Europe so far today, Monday, February 4.
Pope Francis flew to the United Arab Emirates, where he will meet Muslim leaders in an effort to promote interfaith dialogue.
In a visit to Panama Cathedral, he made reference to the global sexual abuse crisis at a mass for priests and nuns.
The Vatican says it has reached an agreement with China on the appointment of Bishops in the Communist country
The Vatican said the Pope has recognized seven state-appointed Chinese bishops during his four-day trip in the Baltics.
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Pope Francis meets drivers of Formula E. The Pontiff also met the Chief Executive of the Formula E series, Alejandro Agag.
Pope Francis blessed llamas in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday during his weekly audience.
The llamas from the South Tyrol region walked with their owners 1,070 kilometres to Vatican City.
While receiving treatment for leukemia, Peter Lombardi saw the Pope on television and said he wanted to meet him.