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Pope Francis has landed in the Philippines for the final leg of his second tour to Asia. Around 50,000 police and soldiers are on the streets, in what is the country's biggest security operation to d...

Pope Francis has used his general audience at the Vatican to ask Catholics to pray for him as he visits Albania. He is due to travel there on Sunday 21st September, in what will be his first European...

Nearly 400 people are confirmed dead and up to 900 are still missing after the building in Bangladesh collapsed last week. The Pontiff criticised companies that focus only on creating profits in a pr...

Fans of Leeds United have discovered an unexpected interest in the club after Pope Francis was presented with a football shirt at the Vatican in Rome. Owner, Andrea Radrizzani posted the news and a p...

As Dublin gears up for the pope's visit, a number of novelty times have gone on sale to celebrate the occasion. A Pope Francis bobble head figure which The Balla Ban Gallery in Dublin is giving away ...

Pope Francis has met with the Colombian president and his main political opponent to discuss the country's peace deal.  The pontiff invited President Juan Manuel Santos and his right-wing rival,...

Pope Francis has told thousands of Ugandans and the world that Africa is the "continent of hope". The pontiff made the remark on the second leg of his Africa tour.Pope Francis visited Uganda Presiden...

Pope Francis demanded on Monday that world governments collectively commit to end rising world hunger by resolving the conflicts and climate change-related disa Francis drew a standing ovation on Mon...

The leaders of Catholics all over the world has appealed for the unanimous condemnation of terrorism following the attacks in Brussels, that have killed at leas Speaking at his general audience on We...

Pope Francis has described Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas an "an angel of peace", just days after the Vatican announced a treaty to officially recognise th Pope Francis held talks with Mr Abbas ...

Pope Francis has given a historic speech at the United Nations in which he told world leaders the "selfish and boundless thirst for power" is destroying humanit The pontiff has become the first leade...

A gun attack on a Catholic nursing home in Yemen on Friday was an "act of senseless and diabolical violence," Pope Francis has said. Gunmen in southern Yemen stormed a retirement home run by a charit...

The leader of Catholics across the globe has denounced what he called the vile and abominable Easter Sunday bombing in a Pakistani park that targeted mainly Chr On Monday the country began three days...

Pope Francis will travel to Panama in January to participate in the Catholic Church's big youth rally, the Vatican has confirmed. The 23th-27th January trip, which was expected, will be Francis' thir...

Pope Francis has wrapped up his visit to Mozambique by consoling HIV-infected mothers and children and denouncing the rampant corruption in the southern African Francis received a raucous welcome at ...

The Pope has declined to keep on the Vatican's doctrine chief whose five-year term ends this weekend. Pope Francis previously clashed with Cardinal Gerhard Muller over the issue of civilly remarried ...

Pope Francis has condemned those who ignore the plight of refugees, in a departure from his planned homily at Palm Sunday mass. Speaking in St. Peter's Square before tens of thousands of people the p...

Pope Francis has donated 500,000 US dollars (£387,000) to help migrants in Mexico - offering assistance to local projects that provide food, lodging and basic The funds, from the Peter's Pence coll...

Pope Francis is facing criticism in Brazil after it emerged he wrote a private letter to the country's embattled president Dilma Rousseff. She's facing impeachment and a possible criminal trial amid ...

Pope Francis has been named as the star of one of the most common fake news stories spread on social media during the US election. A webpage which claimed the pontiff had backed Donald Trump was wide...