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’?
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Friday 20 December 2013
Pope had gift packages delivered to the Dono di Maria homeless shelter in Rome
Thursday 19 December 2013
During an interview with an Italian newspaper, the Jesuit Pope used breastfeeding as an analogy for feeding humanity
Tuesday 17 December 2013
The religious leader is the December coverstar of The Advocate magazine, on which he appears with a photoshopped tattoo on his cheek
Sunday 15 December 2013
Pontiff defends his policies against conservative criticism that he is going ‘beyond Catholicism’
Thursday 12 December 2013
The award recognises impact, not ethics. But in the Pope's case, we have a voice reminding us of tenderness, mercy and compassion
Monday 09 December 2013
Incident occurred whilst the pontiff was in hospital due to a lung problem
Wednesday 04 December 2013
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
Sunday 24 November 2013
Bones discovered under basilica in 1939 exhibited in public for first time
Wednesday 20 November 2013
About 2,000 people have sought refuge in a Catholic mission after heavy fighting broke out in the volatile north-west, aid workers said.
Tuesday 19 November 2013
53-year-old Vinicio Riva, who suffers from rare genetic disorder, says moment was like 'being in Paradise'
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness