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The Church offers people ‘the soothing remedy of prayer, almsgiving and fasting’ during Lent, the Pope said

The two leaders spoke about Jerusalem and the situation for Catholics in Turkey

The Pope also said churches should not use lectors who garble their words so ‘no one can understand a thing’

The Pope said he told Chilean prelates to ‘reject every compromise with the sexual abuse of minors’

The Pope said the international community ‘cannot remain mute’ in the face of persecution

Politicians should implement policies that favour the family, Pope Francis said

The Pope warned against the movement to invent ‘new rights’ that clash with traditional morality

Theologians should be ‘faithful and anchored’ to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council, the Pope said

The retired pope says the cardinal’s work is not over even though he is no longer the Vatican’s doctrinal chief

‘If we take him away, the lights go out and everything becomes fake,’ Holy Father says