Pope to elevate British convert Newman to sainthood
Pope Francis creates five new saints on Sunday, including Britain's Cardinal John Henry Newman -- one of the Catholic Church's most renowned converts -- and a nun dubbed the "Mother Teresa of Brazil".
Pope says Amazon feathers same as Vatican hats
Pope Francis on Monday hit out at "offensive words" spoken against the Amazon's indigenous people, noting that a feather headdress is no more ridiculous than hats worn at the Vatican.
Photos: Pope Francis Opts For A Smaller Car To Mass, Instead of His "Popemobile"
Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, has been seen arriving to celebrate Mass at Albano Laziale's cathedral on the outskirts of the city of Rome. Thousands of devout Catholics and followers had lined the streets to witness the arrival of the Pope, hoping to capture a glimpse…
Pope decries euthanasia as Italy court considers assisted suicide
Pope Francis on Friday again spoke out against assisted suicide and euthanasia, days before a top Italian court is to examine the thorny question in the largely Roman Catholic country.
Pope Francis in Mauritius on last leg of Africa tour
Pope Francis arrived in Mauritius on Monday on the final stop of a three-nation Africa tour where he is expected to celebrate the diversity and tolerance of one of the continent's richest, most stable nations.
Hundreds of thousands turn out for Pope Francis Madagascar mass
Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday gathered on the outskirts of the Madagascan capital Antananarivo to hear Pope Francis say mass and deliver a homily condemning "privilege and exclusion" on the second leg of his three-nation African tour.
Pope rails against 'vengeance' as he ends Mozambique visit
Pope Francis on Friday told tens of thousands of faithful at a packed stadium not to resort to "vengeance" as he wound up a visit to Mozambique, ravaged by a 16-year civil war and now the target of jihadist attacks.
Pope hails Mozambique peace deal, offers solidarity for cyclone victims
Pope Francis began the first full day of his visit to Mozambique on Thursday, praising a peace deal between government and rebels and offering solidarity to victims of two devastating cyclones.