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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...

The Pope has accused couples who decide not to have children of being 'selfish' to crowds attending a general audience in St Peter's Square Addressing the faithful on Wednesday, he said: "A society w...

The Pope has said it's normal for couples to have rows along as they don't do it in front of their children. During a baptism service of 27 newborn babies at the weekend, Pope Francis spoke about how...

Pope Francis has told parents not to let their children use computers in their bedrooms because of the content they can access on the internet. The pontiff told journalists on his plane back from a v...

Pope Francis has publicly acknowledged the scandal of priests and bishops sexually abusing nuns. Francis, who also said there had been one case where sisters had been reduced to "sexual slavery", vow...

Pope Francis has said opposition to the reforms he is trying to introduce within the Vatican are inspired by the devil. In his annual Christmas greeting, the pontiff denounced the "hidden" resistance...

Pope Francis has described the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests as a "monstrosity" and has vowed to take action against perpetrators and bishops who His comments were made in the foreword...

In a papal first Pope Francis visited a Pentecostal Church in Italy to apologise for the actions of some Catholics. It's the first time a serving Pope has went to a church for the denomination.During...

Mexico's main archdiocese has revealed that Pope Francis was badly advised when he directed harsh words to bishops during his visit to the country.  The Pope visited Mexico in February and told a ga...

Pope Francis called for a "just and peaceful solution" to Venezuela's political crisis as he wrapped up a visit to Panama for a World Youth Day rally that was o He refused to say if the Holy See woul...

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 sent a message to competitors at the Rio Olympics calling on them to be messengers of goodwill and true sporting spirit. He used his Twitter page to send the message just hours befor...

Pope Francis is sending £150,000 to families in areas of Mexico worst hit by this week's earthquake which has claimed at least 273 lives. His invention came after a 7.1-magnitude tremor struck on Tu...

The Pope is sending the Vatican's top sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate a bishop accused by victims of covering up for the country's most noto The Vatican said Maltese Bishop Charles Sciclu...

Pope Francis is set to visit Lesbos later this month to highlight the plight of refugees. Pope Francis is set to visit Lesbos later this month to highlight the plight of refugees.The Greek government...

Pope Francis is expected to draw crowds of 400,000 people during his visit this week to Portugal - a country where nearly 90 per cent of people are Catholic. The Argentine pontiff will visit the Sanc...

Pope Francis has issued his first document outlining his vision for the Catholic Church - saying its 'doors should always be open'.  The Pope has attacked the greed of capitalism in a scathing new t...

Pope Francis has encouraged people to reuse their leftover food instead of throwing it away. Speaking to crowds gathered in St Peter's Square on Sunday, he instructed people to "examine their conscie...

A Republican candidate for the United States Presidency has urged Pope Francis to leave "science to the scientists". Rick Santorum rebuked the pontiff and the Catholic Church saying it had been "wron...

Pope Francis has set the record straight about why he pulled his hand away when throngs of people lined up this week to kiss his ring: for fear of spreading ger Vatican spokesman Alessandro Gisotti s...