27 Jun 2016
Pope Francis said Sunday that Christians and the Roman Catholic Church should apologise to gay people and seek their forgiveness for the way they have been treated.
26 Jun 2016
Turkey has condemned as "very unfortunate" Pope Francis's declaration that the mass killings of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces amounted to a genocide, saying it bore traces of "the mentality of the Crusades."
25 Jun 2016
Pope Francis on Saturday issued a rallying cry to protect memory at the Armenian genocide memorial in Yerevan, on day two of a trip likely to stir tensions with Turkey.
24 Jun 2016
Pope Francis began his three-day visit to Armenia on Friday with a denunciation of the mass killing of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman forces as "genocide", risking Turkey's fury.
23 Jun 2016
Pope Francis heads to Armenia Friday for a three-day visit likely to inflame simmering tensions with Turkey over the Vatican's description of mass killings under the Ottoman Empire as genocide.
13 Jun 2016
Pope Francis on Monday hit out at the "brazen" free circulation of arms worldwide, a day after a gunman used an assault rifle to kill 50 people in an Orlando gay nightclub.
13 Jun 2016
US President Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Queen Elizabeth II on Sunday led global condemnation after a gunman went on the rampage at a gay nightclub in Florida leaving at least 50 people dead.
12 Jun 2016
The crowd of sick and handicapped faithful had come to Rome for the jubilee which ran from Friday to Sunday.
27 May 2016
A few weeks ago, Fortune, a New York-based multinational business magazine published by Time Inc., officially released its annual ranking of the world’s 50 greatest leaders for 2016.
25 May 2016
Pope Francis on Wednesday asked God to "convert the hearts of those who sow death and destruction" following a series of deadly attacks by the Islamic State group (IS) in Syria.
23 May 2016
Pope Francis met the grand imam of Cairo's Al-Azhar Mosque at the Vatican on Monday in a historic encounter that was sealed with a hugely symbolic hug and exchange of kisses.