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The Catholic and Anglican leaders signed a joint-declaration during a vespers service in the church of St Gregory in Rome

Pope Francis praised Vodafone’s charitable work but encouraged the company to provide access to religious texts

In his prayer intentions for October, the Pope asks for prayers for journalists and World Mission Day

The Pontiff discussed his recent visit to Azerbaijan and Georgia at his weekly address

The cardinal condemned the ‘ideological clash of factions’ over ad orientem worship

The organisations cited the Pope’s encyclical on the environment as the inspiration for the decision

Pope Francis visited Amatrice, in central Italy, on Tuesday morning

Making the murdered French priest a saint will also challenge Catholics to ask themselves, am I prepared to die in God’s service?

Quoting a Muslim poet, Francis said religions should help people build better societies

The retired pope had hoped to stay in the papacy until 2014, according to Mgr Georg Gaenswein