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Francis says theologians should focus less on how people are going astray and more on helping them

The visit to Rome’s SOS Children’s Village came as part of the Pope’s commitment to the Year of Mercy

The Pope encouraged missionaries to keep mercy at the heart of their mission

Pope Francis gave a press conference on his flight from Azerbaijan to Rome

However, the Pope also told reporters people convinced they were born in the wrong body deserve attentive pastoral care

Pontiff celebrates Mass for 300 people in the capital Baku

Francis meets President Ilham Aliyev at end of three-day trip

‘Today you do not destroy with weapons, you destroy with ideas,’ says Pope

No Georgian Orthodox bishops attend Mass in Georgian capital

Francis says Catholics and Orthodox must ‘rise above the misunderstandings of the past’