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The Vatican has released the Pontiff’s annual message for the World Day of Peace

France’s diversity should be regarded as an opportunity to build a better world, Francis said

The Pontiff addressed the meeting held by Pontifical Academy of Sciences

Pope Francis tells officials of Caritas Internationalis that the world needs a ‘revolution of tenderness’

Pope Francis met with clergy and women religious who work with victims of human trafficking

Women religious provide great assistance to trafficking victims but rarely publicise their efforts

Pope Francis praised Vodafone’s charitable work but encouraged the company to provide access to religious texts

In a homily the Pope said people who seem perfect may actually be suffering from ‘osteoporosis of the soul’

If a person is unjustly slandered, said Francis, they can be ‘destroyed forever’

The Pope said people can ‘sniff out’ priests or bishops who are ‘lying spellbinders’ and ‘narcissists’