Pope Francis, at Nagasaki address, says nuclear weapons not the answer for security, peace and stability
In a highly symbolic visit to the Japanese city devastated by the nuclear attack in August 1945, Pope Francis said nuclear weapons were 'not the answer' to a desire for security, peace and stability
Kerala on road to become 'Cradle of Saints'; state looking to create 'holy tourism circuit' with 21 in line for canonisation
The tiny state of Kerala is on the road to becoming the 'Cradle of Saints' with 21 people in the Catholic Church awaiting canonisation in the coming years.
The trip to Trujillo comes one day before Pope Francis is scheduled to depart back to Rome after a week-long trip to Chile and Peru
Pope Francis appointed a commission to study the issue of female Church deacons.
Pope Francis had faced stiff competition with the memory of immensely popular Polish pope and saint John Paul II, but quickly made the festivities his own.
Francis lavished praise on Poland's legacy of steadfast devotion as he urged Poles to hold fast to their faith.
Pope Francis showed his rebel side on Thursday, urging young Catholics to shake up the church and make a "mess" in their dioceses by going out into the streets to spread the faith.
Pope Benedict XVI, was at 78 the oldest pope in 300 years. With his resignation, it is clear that he has sought to spare the church another agonising end — and, in the process, perhaps help the church keep pace with the realities of modern-day medicine.