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Francis says crying will make Lenten journey ‘more authentic and without hypocrisy’

Don’t take my word for it: look at what scientists discovered in a famous experiment

Francis’s message to the faithful released by the Vatican today

Bishop of Portsmouth asks Catholics to use Lent as a time to repent of sins committed on social media

Pope tweets message asking Catholics to pray for him

Archbishop Gregory Aymond said that alligators should be “considered seafood”

Pontiff spoke at Ash Wednesday Mass in Rome

The retreat will take place at Pauline Fathers’ retreat and conference centre in Ariccia

Pope tells faithful to “courageously follow Jesus in seeking out the poor”

Vatican officials will also draw attention to Haiti