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Pope Francis greets people in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Pope says those who consider family ties peripheral to life ‘don’t understand a thing’

Pope Francis will visit the country on Saturday for 24 hours (CNS)

The Pope has released a video message ahead of his visit on Saturday

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples (CNS)

Cardinal Fernando Filoni told pontifical mission societies that they needed to hold on to their true mission

Pope Francis urged Franciscan friars to hold true to their charism of fraternity, humility and poverty (CNS)

Pope Francis held an audience with Fransican leaders yesterday

A Harlem Globetrotter gives the Pope a lesson in ball-spinning in St Peter's Square (Photo: CNS)

Coaches must be models of integrity for youngsters at a ‘delicate stage’ in their life, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis delivers his speech for The Peace Factory (PA)

Pope Francis was taking part in The Peace Factory initiative in the Paul VI hall

The Bernardinis on the cover of Romeo Panciroli's book Una Coppia Exemplar

Eight of the Bernardinis’ children joined religious life

Pope Francis blesses the sculpture 'Jesus the Homeless' at a general audience (Photo: CNS)

Concert-goers will watch an opera based on Dante’s Divine Comedy

Mgr Paul Tighe (Photo: CNS)

The Pope sets up five- person committee to modernise communications and cut costs

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses climate change summit (CNS)

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at a Vatican-sponsored workshop on environmental issues