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‘No matter how far the hate of human beings can go, the love of God always has been, and will be, greater,’ says papal preacher

The Pontiff washed the feet of several refugees, including Muslims, Hindus and Copts

Some try to turn women against Our Lord, by arguing that He was in the wrong when He did not wash the feet of women

The WIN/Gallup survey of 64 countries found that those in the top fifth of incomes had the best impression of the Pope

By washing the feet of the refugees, ‘Francis is asking for respect for each one of them,’ Archbishop Rino Fisichella said

The Pope quoted from Julian’s vision in which Jesus told her ‘if I might suffer more, I would suffer more’

‘We must stay faithful to our message of peace,’ Archbishop Josef De Kesel told a French newspaper

The Pope asked all people of good will to condemn Tuesday’s ‘cruel abominations’ in Belgium’s capital

Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti meditations for the Good Friday service refer to modern martyrs killed ‘in every corner of the globe’

Pope Francis has ordained two Vatican officials as bishops