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Pope says maternity is ‘special,’ but warns against restricting women

Pope Francis (CNS)

Francis makes remarks during conference on Blessed John Paul II’s apostolic letter ‘Mulieris Dignitatem’

In front of Fatima statue, Pope Francis entrusts the world to Mary

Pope Francis and the statue of Our Lady of Fatima (Photo: PA)

Ceremony held in front of 100,000 pilgrims in St Peter’s Square

‘May anti-Semitism be banished from every heart,’ says Francis

Pope Francis met members of Rome's Jewish community on Friday (AP)

Holy Father reflects on Holocaust in message to Rome’s Jewish community

Francis supports the US bishops’ public stands, says Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan meets Pope Francs on Monday (CNS)

Cardinal says American bishops applaud Pope’s call not to focus exclusively on moral issues

Francis, in Assisi, calls on Church to renounce ‘spirit of the world’

Pope Francis greets people who receive help from Catholic charities in Assisi (Photo: CNS)

Pope urges the Church to ‘strip itself’ of worldliness

Pope calls for international cooperation to improve migrant conditions

Pope Francis poses with young people during his recent visit to Cagliari, Sardinia (CNS)

Francis calls for “a spirit of profound solidarity and compassion” in dealing with migrants around the world

Francis denounces globalisation and unemployment

Pope Francis, flanked by Cagliari Archbishop Arrigo Miglio, wears a coal miner's helmet he was given by a miner in Sardinia  (AP Photo/Str)

Holy father calls for solidarity with poor during trip to Sardinia

Pope condemns abortion as product of ‘throwaway culture’

'In all its phases and at every age, human life is always sacred and always of quality. And not as a matter of faith, but of reason and science!' (Photo: CNS)

Every unborn child who is condemned to be aborted ‘has the face of the Lord’, says Francis

Pope says Church should face wayward members like a merciful mother

Pope Francis greets people during his general audience in St Peter's Square at the Vatican on Wednesday (CNS)

Francis elaborates on ‘Church as mother’ theme during general audience

‘Sanctity is stronger than scandals,’ says Pope Francis

Pope Francis is greeted by priests of the Diocese of Rome at the Basilica of St John Lateran (CNS)

Pope Francis offers words of encouragement to diocesan priests in Rome