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Cardinal Zen said the Vatican’s plan would be a ‘surrender’

Francis said religions were called to bear ‘the merciful love of God to a wounded and needy humanity’

The feast of All Souls is a reminder of that hope, Francis says during cemetery visit

Mario Zenari has served as the Pope’s representative in war-torn Syria since 2008

Francis discussed the ordination of women, refugees and the Venezuela crisis during his latest in-flight press conference

Schism is the worst of sins and we must all work our hardest for reconciliation

Pope Francis offered the list at a Mass celebrating the Feast of All Saints

‘The Beatitudes are the image of Christ and consequently of each Christian,’ the Pope said

Francis celebrated Mass with Sweden’s Catholic community

A new mode of Vatican rhetoric, characterised by assertions and attacks, is one of the greatest contrasts with the past 35 years