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Francis underlines need for dialogue and reconciliation on first day of visit

Fr Lombardi says Pope Francis remembers Chinese Catholics every day in prayer

The papal message was broadcast on Armenian television

The website has been launched by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Pope Francis spent more than an hour responding to questions during an afternoon visit to Rome’s Villa Nazareth

But the Vatican press office changed ‘large majority’ to ‘a part’ in its official transcript

Patriarch Bartholomew urges fellow leaders to attend Pan-Orthodox Council

Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz said that the Vatican has begun asking more than a dozen orders to send their superiors to Rome to discuss concerns

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s letter to bishops around the world has been published

Francis celebrated Mass for the Year of Mercy jubilee of the sick and persons with disabilities