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What we have learned from Pope Francis’s apostolic letter concluding Year of Mercy

The complete text of Misericordia et misera

Francis spent much of Saturday with 106 archbishops who represent him and the Vatican in countries around the world

Pope Francis reminded the faithful gathered in the rain that Jesus’ mercy covers all sin

Pope Francis

In a video message, the Holy Father said mercy is not just a ‘theory’ but something we live by remembering our own sins

Francis sent a message to bishops, priests and Church workers attending Italy’s annual week of liturgical studies

The Pontiff told the faithful that Christians must demonstrate to the world how to display acts of mercy towards others

Showdown in the Philippines

Cardinal Tagle is a ‘Catholic rock star’; President Duterte scorns the Pope and believes in an eye for an eye. Both are loved by the people — so who will prevail?

The Pope said a lack of mercy ‘makes life barren’ at an audience in St Peter’s Square

The 65th anniversary of Benedict XVI’s ordination as a priest was celebrated at the Vatican with the retired pope and Pope Francis in attendance