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The Pope spoke about World AIDS Day at his general audience

The Pontiff said the Year of Mercy affirmed dignity and sacredness of human life

The Church acknowledged that members planned and took part in the genocide, in which more than 800,000 people were killed

The pontiff told the crowd gathered in St Peter’s Square that hatred will ‘turn their hearts to stone’

Pope Francis tells pilgrims not to put limits on the scope of Christ’s mercy

In a letter, the Apostolic Nuncio conveys the ‘closeness of the Holy Father’ to those affected

The power of grace will allow us to reach new heights of holiness this year

The organisation is offering nine Masses in seven metropolitan Cathedrals in Britain

The Year of Mercy ‘calls us to open the doors of our hearts’ to mercy, says bishop

Projections of animals and nature were projected onto St Peter’s Basilica on Tuesday night