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Francis offers prayers for relatives of victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on Belgium’s capital

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Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti meditations for the Good Friday service refer to modern martyrs killed ‘in every corner of the globe’

Pope Francis has ordained two Vatican officials as bishops

Cardinal Ortega, along with Pope Francis, played a part in the ‘Cuban Thaw’ of diplomatic relations with the US

The Pope has also expressed his sorrow at the the recent plane crash in Russia and bus crash in Spain

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckberg posted a welcome message to the Pontiff

Vatican spokesman revealed that the trip may take place in June

Restricted access to Easter services is a point of contention between the Israeli police and Christians

Pope Francis led the Palm Sunday Mass with more than 60,000 people gathered in St Peter’s Square