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Pope Francis says ‘priestly joy is a priceless treasure’ at Chrism Mass

Pontiff says that, like many priests, he has sometimes felt isolated and gloomy

Pope appoints British woman president of papal academy

Sociologist and professor Margaret Archer named president of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Journalist ‘astonished’ to have fooled media with Vatican hoax

Pulitzer Prize-winning Guardian among outlets to reproduce April Fool’s report

Full text: Pope Francis’s Palm Sunday Mass homily

Pontiff delivers unscripted speech to crowds in St Peter’s Square

Pope Francis poses for selfies and speaks unscripted during Palm Sunday Mass

Pope asks faithful to look into their hearts to see how they are living their lives

What if Francis had been pope in 2005?

The then-Cardinal Bergoglio reportedly came second in the 2005 conclave and is said to have been relieved he wasn’t elected on that occasion

Fr Alan Williams named new Bishop of Brentwood

Fr Williams will be the seventh Bishop of Brentwood

Francis: I ask forgiveness for damage caused by abusers

Pope says Church ‘must be very strong’ in response to clerical abuse

Should Pope Francis have abandoned the trappings of his office? The media image now is of a pontiff rejecting the traditions of the Church

Pope Benedict was no less a pontiff of profound personal humility because he wore red shoes and lived in the papal apartments

Pope Francis: Human trafficking is an open wound on society

Francis addresses Combating Human Trafficking Conference in the Vatican