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At the start of a new year, Pope Francis formally addressed diplomats in the Vatican

Almost 100 inmates have died in Brazil since the turn of the year

The couple’s son died in the attack by Pakistani Taliban group Jaamat-ul-Ahrar on Easter Sunday

Olga Woltering was on her way to a cruise with her husband to celebrate his birthday

The restoration project at the the site traditionally believed to be the birthplace of Jesus has already uncovered a Crusades-era mosaic

The lawsuit brought by an anti-abortion group says the Legion interfered with an inheritance the group should have received

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Pope Francis baptised 28 infants in the Sistine Chapel

The infant was left in a plastic laundry basket at the entrance to the church

Francis made the comments in a book reflecting on his pilgrimages as Pontiff