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During a morning Mass homily, the Pope prayed for the grace ‘to await Christmas sincerely recognising our wounds and sins’

The site includes local guidelines on preventing sexual abuse

Richard Branson and other business leaders met in Rome for the Fortune-Time Global Forum

‘First and foremost the apostolic exhortation recalls the mercy and compassion of God,’ the patriarch wrote

Pope Francis also lamented ‘brain drain’ caused by bright students leaving poor countries

Cardinal Gerhard Müller said the CDF could only speak with the authority of the Pope

Labour, SNP and Conservative MPs have tabled a motion praising the Pope’s achievements

It’s beautiful, utterly Catholic and uncompromising

The Pope spoke about World AIDS Day at his general audience

France’s diversity should be regarded as an opportunity to build a better world, Francis said