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The Pope gave his annual talk to the Curia on Monday

Former archbishop, Jozef Wesolowski, was taken ill shortly before he was due to stand trial

In the past 50 years, the number of religious brothers has decreased drastically

Pope Francis has said it would be ‘tragic’ if special interests won out over the common good

Pope Francis will be the third pope to visit Rome’s synagogue

‘I want a happy Church with the face of a mother, who understands, accompanies, caresses,’ Holy Father tells Italian Catholics

The magnitude-7.5 earthquake has left at least 380 dead

If the whole Church embraced the synod process it would mark the ‘end of judging’, says Bishop of Ghent

God’s gift of freedom means people must not be afraid to use it, the Pope said

Cardinal Oswald Gracias said that the synod was not about ‘making doctrine’