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The Pontiff said words alone were not enough to help the people of the African nation

Francis made the comments in a morning homily at his Vatican residence

The Pope has criticised ‘populist demagoguery’ and urged people to ‘welcome those who knock at our doors’

The church of All Saints will be twinned with the Catholic parish of Ognissanti, home to the titular church of Cardinal Walter Kasper, to make the occasion

The Pope was speaking days after the UN voiced concern about deadly violence in the country

Franciscan Father Giulio Michelini will lead meditations on the Gospel of Matthew

At his weekly general audience, the Pope continued his teachings on Christian hope

More than 15,000 pages of testimony have been gathered to support the proposed beatification of Sister Lucia

The suffering and suicides of people abused by clergy ‘weigh on my heart’, Francis said

The members of the international Council of Cardinals began their February meeting expressing their ‘full support’ of the Pontiff