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‘He’s a trickster,’ the Pope said. ‘He promises you everything and leaves you naked’, like he left Adam and Eve

The Pope told religious superiors that prayer, not tranquillisers, helped give him a sense of peace

Cardinal John Tong says the deal will end a ‘crisis of division’ between official and underground churches

The Pope met editors at La Civilta Cattolica to mark its 4,000th edition

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Holy See diplomacy has achieved impressive results in supporting peace efforts worldwide. As Britain’s ambassador, I hope to help build on that work

Experts argued assurances from China aren’t enough to prove its transplant programme has been reformed

During his general audience, Francis made reference to the feast day of St Josephine Bakhita, a Sudanese immigrant

Permission was granted by Cardinal Angelo Comastri during a meeting with Archbishop David Moxon, the director of the Anglican Centre in Rome

The text of ‘The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift’ has been released

Vatican accused of helping to ‘whitewash’ China’s record on organ harvesting