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The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development has easily the most political portfolio in the curia

Holy Father makes proposal in message on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

Pope Francis reminded the faithful gathered in the rain that Jesus’ mercy covers all sin

Marcilio Andrino was cured of a brain infection after praying to Mother Teresa

Quotes by Mother Teresa on love, peace and poverty

Vatican declines invitation, but praises the country’s peace deal

The Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development will merge Vatican departments responsible for justice and peace, migration, charity and health

The canonisation will take place on Sunday morning in St Peter’s Square

Archbishop Welby with Pope Francis (AP)

The archbishop was asked by a child who would win if Pope Francis went head to head with him

Vatican State Secretary Cardinal Pietro Parolin (AP Photo/Stefano Rellandini, Pool)

Cardinal Pietro Parolin said there said there are ‘many hopes and expectations for new developments’ in diplomacy