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Pope Francis appeared visibly annoyed in Mexico as he told over-enthusiastic crowds not to be selfish during the fourth day of his visit. Some people tugged on his sleeve from behind a barrier, at on...

The pontiff is set to travel around Italy next year, according to the Vatican.  He will visit Genoa and Milan, two cities he was meant to make trips to last year, but cancelled owing a busy Jubi...

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will make a return trip to Assisi, Italy, in September.  The Holy See Press Office says he will travel on 20th September and visit the birthplace of S...

Christians around the world are celebrating the World Day of Prayer for Peace. Pope Francis is returning to Assisi to observe the day, which is celebrated annually on 20th September.Speaking earlier ...

Pope Francis has used a speech on the lawn of the White House to call for action on climate change saying it was "clear" that it was a problem which "can no lon The pontiff was welcomed to America on...

Pope Francis has strongly criticised US bishops for damaging the credibility of the Catholic Church with the ongoing child sex abuse crisis. In an eight-page letter, the pontiff rebuked the American ...

Pope Francis has suggested women will never be priests within the Catholic Church.  The leader was speaking on a plane on the way to Rome from Sweden, a country where Catholics make up just one ...

Pope Francis has described the resumption of US-Cuban relations as an "example" of reconciliation to the whole world and called on political leaders on both sid "For some months now, we have witnesse...

Pope Francis has granted the president of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) an audience to talk about the ongoing violence in the central African count DRC has been in and out of conflict si...

Pope Francis has been trying out his skills with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, after the players paid him a visit in the Vatican on Wednesday. The Globetrotters tried to teach Pope Francis...

Pope Francis has told the Church to say sorry to gay and lesbian people, the poor, exploited and any others that feel marginalised by it. Speaking on his flight home from Armenia on Sunday he said he...

Pope Francis has thanked Iraqi Christians for giving witness to Christ in the region. The Holy Father has released a video message for believers in the country who are being targeted by Islamic State...

Pope Francis has urged the new American President Donald Trump to remember "the poor, the outcast and those in need" during his time in office. The pontiff also extended his "cordial good wishes" to ...

Pope Francis has criticised people who call themselves Christians but repeatedly do things contrary to the faith. The pontiff made the apparently unscripted comments in a private morning Mass inside ...

Pope Francis arrives in Armenia for a three-day visit on Friday. He will spend three days in the country and has already received a letter from neighbouring Azerbaijan, urging Pope Francis to call up...

Pope Francis has spoken out against rich bosses that exploit their workers calling them 'blood suckers'.  He said that exploiting the working people to enrich a person is "like sucking blood."Th...

Pope Francis has been forced to cut short a visit to a typhoon-hit region of the Philippines because of stormy weather. The pontiff had to leave four hours ahead of schedule and told the crowd at the...

Pope Francis has revealed he now wears the cross of an Iraqi priest who was killed for failing to renounce his Christian faith. The cross was apparently given to the pontiff by another Iraqi priest h...

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 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 ...