The Catholic Herald

Joyful images from the first few weeks of Francis’s pontificate

The Pontiff has called on women to be messengers of faith and hope

The Pope received the pallium from protodeacon Cardinal Jean Louis Tauran, and the Fisherman’s Ring from Cardinal Angelo Sodano

Pope Francis was joined by patriarchs and major archbishops of the Eastern Catholic Churches

Pope Francis greeted thousands of pilgrims as he arrived in St Peter’s Square on board the popemobile