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Fr Lombardi said that the Pope’s visit to refugees in Lesbos was a ‘humanitarian and ecumenical’ gesture

The bishops said that refugees’ right to human dignity and to protection needed to be upheld


The Pontiff has chosen to promote debate and diversity, rather than build unity around clearly expressed doctrine. The consequences will be enormous

During his general audience, the Pope reminded the faithful that the Church is full of sinners

Pope Francis will visit refugees on the island of Lesbos on Saturday

Pope Benedict XVI used the same term in the same context of the pastoral care of the divorced and remarried

Mgr Christophe Pierre replaces Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, who submitted his resignation after reaching retirement age

Given the length of Amoris Laetitia, most Catholics are relying on second hand readings of the text

The Archbishop of Chicago welcomed the publication of the Pope’s apostolic exhortation

Francis ‘is not looking to impose his point of view’, says American cardinal in reflection on apostolic exhortation