Pope unveils major new rules on pornography, abortion, women priests – all still forbidden
The revisions form the most extensive revision of Roman Catholic rules and procedures in 40 years.
Don’t despair in the face of evil, Pope tells Myanmar community
Francis also denounces the renewed violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza.
Pope says Satan taking advantage of coronavirus pandemic to sow discord
Italy is in the middle of another national lockdown, due to end after Easter.
Catholic Church ties itself in knots over gays tying the knot
Pope Francis has approved the response by the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, saying it is 'not intended to be a form of unjust discrimination, but rather a reminder of the truth of the liturgical rite'.
Pope’s risky trip to Iraq’s former IS strongholds pays off
The security threats prompted Iraqi forces to guard the papal visit with utmost care, including a near total lockdown of Baghdad.
Pope to brave rockets, Covid-19 in upcoming trip to cheer Iraq’s Christians
Vatican officials and local church leaders say they are satisfied that Iraqi forces will be able to provide adequate security for the pope.
Pope allows women more important roles in Catholic Church ceremonies
By changing Catholic law, the Pope has made it impossible for conservative bishops to block his reform.
Beijing criticises Pope over ‘poor Uighurs’ comments in new book
Francis also noted the suffering of Rohingya, Yazidi and Christian groups in various countries.