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Christians should always live in hope, Pope Francis said during his weekly general audience

Christianity is about God’s search for us, Francis said at his general audience

A classic work, published in 1930, helps to fill in the gaps left by the Gospels

My daughter’s primary school is brilliant at upholding a Catholic ethos

Pope Francis greets the crowd before celebrating Mass at Monza Park near Milan

The Pope ended his day-long visit to Milan by speaking at an annual encounter for young people preparing for confirmation

The bishops of America have released a pastoral message urging Catholics to show solidarity to refugees

Pope Francis kneels before a priest to confess during a Lenten prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica

In his morning homily, the Pope said confession does not simply remove the stains from one’s conscience

The global Holy Land Collection is taken up in most dioceses around the world on Good Friday

The shrine will be unveiled on Wednesday in the presence of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I and a representative of Pope Francis

The then Cardinal Bergoglio urged cardinals to elect a Pope who would go to the peripheries