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Responding to an investigative report by AP, the Cardinal Pietro Parolin saidthere had been past problems at the hospital, but they were making a ‘serious effort to resolve them’

Pope Francis prayed God would reward the cardinal for his ‘faithful and fearless dedication to the well-being of the people of the East and West’

Cardinals are not called to be ‘princes of the Church’ but to be servants to their people, Francis said

Cardinal Turkson said the gift was to ‘make tangible the closeness of the Church’ after a papal visit was postponed

Archbishop Angelo De Donatis is a well-known spiritual director who led Francis’s Lenten retreat in 2014

Cardinal-designate Anders Arborelius said the appointment showed that even tiny groups of Catholics were important

Francis tells journalists the situation ‘has heated up too much’

‘Your sufferings are also our sufferings,’ Francis tells Egyptian Christians

The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue released a message to mark the Buddhist celebration of Vesakh

The Cross is ‘the irreversible ‘yes’ to love, truth and goodness’, says Fr Cantalamessa