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The Vatican is stepping up its diplomatic role in Venezuela’s national crisis

The Pope addressed 200 Jesuits at the order’s general congregation

Archbishop Christophe Pierre celebrated Mass along the Arizona-Mexico border

Visitors can now tour rooms in the Apostolic Palace at Castel Gandolfo, including the Pope’s bedroom and private study

Francis told the faithful in St Peter’s Square he was ‘pained by the cold blooded murder’ perpetrated in the Iraqi city by the terrorists

The article in La Stampa is headlined ‘Catholics who are anti-Francis but love Putin’

The Church tilts south

With both the Pope and the Jesuit superior general now hailing from Latin America, the centre of Catholic gravity has truly shifted

Feeding the hungry is an ethical imperative, the Pope told his General Audience today

The restored Memorial of Moses on Mount Nebo has reopened after nearly a decade

The bodies of Fr Alejo Nabor Jimenez and Fr Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz were found by a roadside outside the city of Poza Rica last month