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Pope Francis said there was 'no place in ministry' for the abuse of minors or vulnerbale adults (CNS)

Francis has written to bishops’ conferences and religious orders across the world

Francis appeals to young Catholic women who love Mother Church just as she is

Francis is the greatest ally women have

Following some unguarded remarks by the Pontiff, feminists are forming a queue to denounce him as a misogynist. Those who are really paying attention know that’s nonsense

Diego Neria Lejarraga reportedly met the Pope

The hug that could change history

When Pope Francis reportedly embraced a transgender man at the Vatican he offered hope to those who have struggled to gain acceptance in the Church

Rare is the daily homily in which Francis does not offer a pointed criticism (CNS)

Is Pope Francis offering us a new model of how to be pastors, only slightly less quick with a lambasting word than with a loving one?

Pope Francis arrives for his General Audience this morning (PA)

Pope Francis also reflected on the importance of fathers during General Audience

A boy takes part in a commemoration of Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero near the 30th anniversary of his death March 20 in San Salvador (CNS)

Archbishop’s killers ‘wanted to attack the Church that flowed from Vatican II’, says Cause promoter

A displaced woman and child flee violence from ISIS in Sinjar, Iraq (CNS)

Violence against women ‘tears at the very fabric of society’, says Vatican diplomat

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope’s dystopian reading material

Francis’s love of Lord of the World by Robert Hugh Benson highlights his appreciation of the power of the Devil

Pope Francis (AP)

Francis will offer encouragement to Catholic minority in the Balkan country

Emergency workers at the site of an explosion at a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City (CNS)

Francis expresses solidarity with the victims of the explosion that left three dead 70 injured