The statue has been brought to Rome from Portugal to mark Marian Day and the Vatican’s Year of Faith.
- Monday, May 26th 2014
Pope embraced Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Muslim leader Omar Abboud at sacred Jewish site
- Sunday, April 27th 2014
Pope Francis greeted his predecessor in St Peter’s Square ahead of the canonisation ceremony
- Monday, April 14th 2014
Pope Francis led the start of Holy Week with more than 100,000 people in St Peter’s Square.
St Francis heard Jesus tell him: ‘Go and rebuild my Church, which you can see has fallen into ruin’
Holy Father moved by encounter at the Seraphic Institute in Assisi
Francis welcomes ‘group of eight’ cardinals to Rome for three-day summit
Lionel Messi leads delegation ahead of friendly match