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During an annual men’s Mass at St Chad’s Cathedral, Archbishop Longley said that it was women who remained with Christ in his hour of need

The shrine in Italy commemorates the ‘divestiture’ of St Francis

smoke billows follows a suicide bombing in syria

The Pontiff condemned an attack on a bus depot near Aleppo

Francis urges Christians to be instruments of Christ’s outreach to victims of war, famine and loneliness

Francis denounces injustices that ‘crucify’ human dignity

The Cross is ‘the irreversible ‘yes’ to love, truth and goodness’, says Fr Cantalamessa

‘This isn’t a folkloric ceremony,’ Francis tells inmates

The Pope will celebrate a Liturgy of the Word in memory of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries on Easter Saturday

Francis held his final general audience before Easter

Jesuit Father James Martin and Michael Warsaw, CEO of EWTN Global Catholic Network, will join in an advisory capacity