Pope Francis urges Christmas message of peace, fraternity to 50,000 in St Peter's Square
Pope Francis celebrated his traditional "Urbi et Orbi" with a message of concern about violence and conflict in the world. He urged people to overcome their differences.
Pope slams 'insatiable greed' at Christmas Eve Mass
Pope Francis has reminded Christians that their messiah was born in poverty and said they should focus on love and charity instead of "consumerism." The event in St. Peter's Basilica was attended by 10,000 people.
Pope condemns alleged chemical attack in Syria
Pope Francis condemned an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria as an unjustifiable use of "instruments of extermination"
Pope Francis tells Mafia they can't be Christians
Pope Francis on Wednesday told members of the Mafia in Italy, where many go to church and worship openly, that they cannot call themselves Christians because they "carry death in their souls."
"All of it is slander": Pope on controversial Chilean bishop
Pope Francis landed in Peru on Friday after a visit to Chile that has left many Catholics there confused and angry. At issue is the pontiff's answer to a question about a bishop accused in the country's child sex abuse scandal.
Santiago churches attacked ahead of Pope's Chile visit
Vandals in Santiago attacked four churches before dawn on Friday, just three days ahead of the Pope Francis's visit to Chile, police said.
Pope to moms: Feel free to breastfeed in Sistine Chapel
Pope Francis baptized 33 infants in the Sistine Chapel on Sunday and told the mothers to feel free to breastfeed them if they cried or were hungry.
Pope Francis celebrates Epiphany at the Vatican
The head of the Catholic church lead followers in the feast of Epiphany which marks the end of the Christmas season.