Pope Francis

Gaudete et Exsultate will be the first exultation since Amoris Laetitia

The cardinal said the interview, in which the Pope allegedly denied the existence of hell, was ‘beyond tolerable’

The New York Times columnist on the marriage debate, the trouble with liberal theology, and his struggle with illness

The Pope said he hoped ‘everything necessary may be done in order to continue compassionately accompanying little Alfie Evans’

The Pope also sent Easter greetings to Benedict XVI

The Pope prayed for ‘the beloved and long-suffering land of Syria, whose people are worn down by an apparently endless war’

Pontiff prays for Syria, the Holy Land, Yemen, Congo, South Sudan and other conflict zones in Urbi et Orbi address

Francis baptises eight adults at the Easter Vigil, including ‘migrant hero’ John Ogah

The Church is ‘a model of altruism, an ark of salvation and a source of certainty and truth,’ the Pope said

The Holy Father’s meetings with the 93-year-old consistently result in confusion and scandal