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Christian missionaries with a Khasi tribal woman in Guwahati, India.  (CNS photo/EPA)

Pope Francis said that young people who are fed up with materialism should consider becoming missionaries

Pope Francis understands misrule from living in Argentina (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

We know that Francis is capable of plain speaking when he needs to be

Pope Francis (CNS)

The Pope spoke at the event organised by environmental organisations including the Focolare Movement of Rome

Pope Francis (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

The Pope’s exhortation makes a crucial reference to John Paul II’s encyclical Familiaris Consortio

The document will ignite further debate (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Those who wanted the issue settled so they can get on with life peacefully are likely to be disappointed

Migrants, most of them from Pakistan, protest against the EU- Turkey migration deal inside the entrance of Moria camp in the Greek island of Lesbos (AP)

The government have said Francis will visit the island from April 14-15

People outside Brussels airport after the bombings (AP)

Francis offers prayers for relatives of victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks on Belgium’s capital

Nuns and faithful hold candles as they attend the Via Crucis  service in 2015 (CNS)

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

Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and Pope Francis pose for photos at the beginning of their meeting at Jose Marti International Airport in Havana in February. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

It is clear that people in Russia have only a hazy understanding of ecumenism

Ukrainian women hold peace placards near a military base in Ukraine's Crimea region in 2014 (CNS)

The Vatican released a message from the Pontiff to the head of the Ukrainian Catholic Church