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Magnificat’s reflections on the saint will enrich your understanding of his Gospel

Pope Francis kneels before a priest to confess during a Lenten prayer service in St. Peter's Basilica

In his morning homily, the Pope said confession does not simply remove the stains from one’s conscience

Pope Francis made the comments in his homily at morning Mass at his Vatican residence

The Pope addressed thousands of Cubans on the feast of St Matthew

Pilate’s wife appears in one verse of St Matthew’s Gospel proclaiming Jesus’s innocence

Francis tells young people Blessed John Paul II will be “the great patron of the World Youth Days”

There is now only one solution: permission must be given for the use of other authorised translations for the readings

Now we need a canonical solution to the issue of second unions

Pontiff speaks to more than 80,000 people in St Peter’s Square

Changes made to spikenard flower and star to better reflect importance of Mary and St Joseph