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Cardinal Müller was responding to a request from four cardinals for the Pope to clarify a section of Amoris Laetitia

Thermal sleeping bags were distributed to some rough sleepers

Virtually every priest who has worked in Africa knows that this is a serious pastoral issue

On the feast of the Epiphany Francis said the Wise Men were ‘guided by an inner restlessness’

Pope Francis greeted thousands of Italian earthquake survivors at the Vatican

Francis says that Rachel, in the book of Jeremiah, represents every mother throughout history who cries over ‘irreparable loss’

The Order of Malta, like the Vatican, is a sovereign body. For one to investigate the other is simply incoherent

Cardinal Müller’s balancing act

The Vatican doctrinal chief may be a hard taskmaster, but he has an instinct for finding common ground. Can he heal the Church’s divisions?

Ten stories to watch in 2017

A guide to the stories that will be making headlines in 2017

At his general audience, the Pope prayed for prisoners killed in recent riots in Brazil