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Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday

Department of Health statistics show abortions due to disability have risen by nearly 1,000 since 2011

Italian magazine L’Espresso has published a leaked version of the pontiff’s encyclical on the environment

The South American football federation had pledged to donate $10,000 to a Vatican charity for every goal scored in the Copa America

Jozef Wesolowski accused of carrying out ‘a number of offences’ in the Dominican Republic

A climate group has released an unofficial trailer ahead of the Pope’s encyclical on the environment

Archbishop John Nienstedt of St Paul in Minnesota is to leave his post

Pope Francis will release his encyclical on the environment on Thursday

A fire broke out at the church in France this morning

Leading classical music composer recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours