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Pope to send envoy to Christians forced from their homes in Iraq

Pope Francis has asked Cardinal Fernando Filoni to travel to the region to meet Christians chased from their homes by militants of the Islamic State.

How Franciscan is Pope Francis?

What perhaps we are not seeing from this Pope is the mystical and ecstatic characteristics of St Francis

Pope appeals for international action to help Iraq’s persecuted Christians

Francis speaking to the ‘conscience of all people and every believer’, says Vatican spokesman

Cardinal Pell: Vatican must not be sloppy with its finances

Cardinal gives interview after unveiling a new economic framework for the Holy See

Pope offers prayers for China earthquake victims

Francis speaks at General Audience as official death toll rises to 589

Books blog: The role of the Church made blindingly clear

Author Patrick Madrid’s new book is eloquent on the importance of sacramental Confession

Pope: Young people shouldn’t waste their time on mobile phones

Pope Francis speaks German to thousands of young pilgrims in St Peter’s Square

Don’t worry about Cardinal Kasper’s flaky ideas on Holy Communion for the remarried: the Synod will come and go, and Pope Francis will still back Cardinal Müller

He really does believe that we cannot, in his words, use Church doctrine ‘as we please’

Pope lifts suspension of former Sandinista official

Father Miguel D’Escoto Brockmann was ordered to stop exercising his ministry 29 years ago

Pope Francis meets family of Jesuit kidnapped in Syria

Meeting followed a video appeal from the family