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Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops

Holy Father formally opens the family synod with Mass in St Peter’s Basilica

Pope Francis has also recently made available a mobile medical unit for refugees in Rome

The Pope presided at an evening of prayer yesterday in St Peter’s Basilica

The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation is on September 1

The Holy Father prayed for catechists at the tomb of St Pius in St Peter’s Basilica

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Pope Francis has called on archbishops to be brave witnesses for the Church during Mass for Feast of Saints Peter and Paul

Francis celebrated Pentecost Mass in St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday