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Early start for pilgrims attending Pope's Mass in Fatima
13 May 2017
Thousands of worshippers wake up early in order to have the best position possible to see Pope Francis deliver a mass at Fatima's shrine.
Pope heads to Portugal to mark 100th anniversary since the vision of the Madonna
12 May 2017
Pope Francis left for his trip to Portugal on Friday (May 12) to canonise Portuguese shepherd children for Madonna visions.
'Mother' should not be used to describe a bomb: Pope
7 May 2017
Pope Francis on Saturday criticised the naming of the U.S. military's biggest non-nuclear explosive as "the Mother of All Bombs", saying the word "mother" should not be used in reference to a deadly weapon.
Pope urges mediation to end North Korea crisis
30 Apr 2017
Pope Francis says the North Korea situation has become "too hot" and that a third country must mediate the dispute to avoid nuclear devastation.
Mass with pope Francis in Egypt begins
29 Apr 2017
Pope Francis leads a mass for Egypt's small Catholic community on Saturday as he visits the country in support of its Christians following a series of deadly church bombings.
Pope Francis leaves for a visit to Egypt in an effort to mend ties
28 Apr 2017
Pope Francis has departed for a two-day visit to Egypt but faces criticism from church conservatives for meeting Islamic religious leaders after a spate of deadly attacks against Christians.
'Pope Francis' Laundry' opens in Rome
27 Apr 2017
Pope Francis has launched a laundromat for the poor, where homeless and impoverished people can come and wash their clothes for free.
Pope wishes everyone "a happy and Holy Easter"
17 Apr 2017
Pope Francis blesses crowds in St. Peter's Square on Easter Monday, wishing everyone a happy and Holy Easter.
Pope attends Easter procession in Rome's Colosseum
15 Apr 2017
An Egyptian family carries the cross at an Easter procession attended by Pope Francis, with tens of thousands of faithful expected to hold candles aloft in prayer at Rome's Colosseum.
Pope Francis remembers war, terrorism victims in Palm Sunday Mass at Vatican
9 Apr 2017
Pope Francis says the world is suffering from wars and terrorism as he conducts the traditional open-air Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square.
Pope 'spiritually close' to St Petersburg victims
6 Apr 2017
Pope Francis says his thoughts are with all the people suffering after the deadly metro bombing in St. Petersburg.
Pope prays for victims of Colombian floods
3 Apr 2017
Pope Francis prays for victims of the deadly flooding in Colombia.