The Pope described abortion as part of modern ‘throwaway culture’ which has grown to encompass human beings themselves
The Pope was given the 1,585cc motorcycle last year, but donated it to a Roman Catholic charity
Is Pope Francis your homeboy?
The diocese in Italy is training priests to meet increasing demand for exorcisms
Francis has broken with tradition by drafting in an army of secular experts to transform the Vatican’s management. But will this radical approach help him achieve his goal of a ‘poor Church for the poor’?
Pope had gift packages delivered to the Dono di Maria homeless shelter in Rome
During an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Jesuit Pope used breastfeeding as an analogy for feeding humanity
The religious leader is the December coverstar of The Advocate magazine, on which he appears with a photoshopped tattoo on his cheek
Incident occurred whilst the pontiff was in hospital due to a lung problem
During an informal chat with followers the 266th Pope revealed that as student he worked in a bar and did some work as a bouncer
Bones discovered under basilica in 1939 exhibited in public for first time
53-year-old Vinicio Riva, who suffers from rare genetic disorder, says moment was like 'being in Paradise'
As a concession to belt-tightening, the decision by a sybaritic German bishop to take a budget airline flight to Rome, is looking like too little, too late.
Special audience with whistleblower seen as signalling bold crackdown on cronyism and graft in the Holy See
Pope Francis has made his strongest call yet for the Roman Catholic Church to enter the modern world as he met senior cardinals charged with giving the 2,000-year-old institution a radical overhaul.
The third longest-serving pope in history, John Paul II created more saints than all the previous popes put together