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Topic: Pope Francis

Traders need to read Francis’s encyclical

The Pope knows how to truly reform the global economy

Baptism does not wash away the need to ask for forgiveness, says Pope Francis

The Pope has said Catholics should discover the date of their baptism and celebrate it

Failure of governance is the biggest crisis facing the Church

Scandals, including those involving child abuse and the Vatican Bank, make the task of evangelisation harder

Pope Francis welcomes football star Carlos Tevez to the Vatican

Argentina striker discusses poverty in Buenos Aires with the Pontiff

Typhoon Haiyan: What you can do

Practical ways of supporting the people of the Philippines

Nowhere is feeling the ‘Francis effect’ more than the Vatican

The Curia once seemed like a closet of secrets. Now it looks like a model diocese, abbey or parish

Marriage tribunals must provide justice and pastoral care, says Pope

Pope offers encouragement to members of the Church’s highest tribunal

This photograph is Pope Francis’s real first ‘encyclical’

The Pope’s embracing of a disfigured man in Rome encapsulates the example he wishes to set for the world

Pope Francis has his own way of doing things: but that doesn’t mean he is reinventing the Catholic religion. If you’re worried, you should calm down: all is well

He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt

Blessed John Paul II’s secretary says meeting with Legionaries founder was a mistake

Cardinal Dziwisz makes comments about the late Pope in new book