Pope Francis praises Moroccans for welcoming migrants and rejecting fanaticism
Pope Francis' Morocco trip is aimed at promoting moderate Islam and showing solidarity with migrants fleeing to Europe. In February, Francis visited the UAE, where he emphasized the need for inter-faith dialogue.
Pope Francis refuses to accept Cardinal Barbarin's resignation
Pope Francis refuses to accept Cardinal Barbarin's resignation.
Pope condemns violence against women at World Youth Day
Pope Francis said Latin America had to address the "plague" of femicide, as well as drug and gang violence. He also slammed anti-migration rhetoric built on "fears and suspicions."
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.
Catholic church shamed by "repugnant" abuse: Pope
Pope Francis vowed on Saturday to end the sexual exploitation of children by clergy during a highly-charged visit to once deeply Catholic Ireland and, according to victims, said the corruption and cover up of abuse amounted to human excrement.
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 urges hope in visit to Peru area devastated by floods
Pope Francis, visiting an area of Peru that was devastated last year by heavy rains linked to climate change and plagued by gang violence, urges people not to lose hope.
"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.