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The Church offers people ‘the soothing remedy of prayer, almsgiving and fasting’ during Lent, the Pope said

The state-run Global Times said the Pope had made ‘substantive concessions’ to China

Did the Pope’s senior adviser on child abuse hand the Pontiff the explosive letter?

Here’s what you need to know about the Bishop Barros affair

The two leaders spoke about Jerusalem and the situation for Catholics in Turkey

Pope Francis received an 8-page letter in 2015 detailing abuse at the hands of Fr Karadima, AP reports

Francis says religious orders must never ‘toss aside’ elderly members

The Pope has shown he is serious about reforming the Curia, so why has so little actually happened?

Is Pope Francis getting enough of the high-quality briefings needed for a world leader?

The Benedict experiment

Five years on, his resignation is still shocking