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Pope Francis commissioned a study into the role of women deacons

The consistory on June 20 is scheduled to approve the canonisations of four men and one woman, including Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity

The Pope has visited the World Food Programme in Rome for the first time

Francis celebrated Mass for the Year of Mercy jubilee of the sick and persons with disabilities

The Pontiff delivered a speech to the executive board of the United Nations World Food Programme in Rome

49 people were killed and a further 53 injured in the shooting at Pulse nightclub on Sunday morning

The Pope spoke to a group of healthcare professionals from Spain and Latin America

The change reflects St Mary Magdalene’s status as the ‘apostle to the apostles’ and a witness to God’s mercy

The Pope will pray at the cell of St Maximilian Kolbe, who gave up his life for another

A wedding needs to have wine, says Pope Francis — tea ‘would be embarrassing’