Insults in Italian replying to a tweet from Pope Francis flooded Twitter on Monday after he wrote about migrants.
President Vladimir Putin of Russia has met Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Pope Francis on a one-day visit to Rome. The Russian leader asked for the softening of the sanctions imposed on his country by the EU and the US since the war in Ukraine broke out.
The Camerino cathedral was damaged by an earthquake in 2016.
The Vatican has published a document that takes aim at modern gender identity theory.
The paper is called “Male and female He created them” is directed to Catholic schools, instructing them in ways to counter efforts to: “deny the natural difference between a man and a woman”.
According to the Pope, Europe is "overcome by pessimism or by ideologies" after Italy, Britain, France and Poland elected nationalist politicians into the European Parliament
On the final day of his Romania trip, Pope Francis speaks of the courage of Catholics persecuted under Communism.
On the last leg of his trip to Romania the pope visited the city of Iasi in the province of Moldova.
The pontiff is continuing his visit of Romania.
Pope Francis will meet the patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church during his visit to the country, where Catholics are a minority.
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
Poland plans to jail paedophiles for longer after a documentary about abuse among priests was viewed 15 million times.
Pope Francis' aide restored electricity for hundreds of people by crawling down a manhole in Rome.
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.
Pope Francis has started his three-day visit to Bulgaria and North Macedonia,
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
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 man was wrestled to the ground by security officials metres away from an open-top car carrying King Mohammed VI
It has to do with germs...
On Monday, (March 25) Pope Francis visited a Catholic shrine in Loreto, he repeatedly withdrew his right hand as a long line of people bowed and tried to kiss the ring on it.
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.
Cardinal Barbarin says Pope has refused his resignation
Nearly 200 church leaders gathered this weekend to address the abuse crisis.