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Confession is like God’s loving embrace, the Pope said

‘Jesus Christ does not appear to his disciples without his wounds,’ the Pope said

Catholics can also receive while standing if they do so ‘with devotion’, the Pope said

The Pope will attend the world meeting of families during his visit

The Pope will also visit sick inmates in the prison infirmary

The letter from Benedict has become the focus of attention. No one now cares about the books

Bishops should ‘abandon the temptation to become princes,’ he said

‘This isn’t making love. This is torturing a woman. Let’s not confuse the terms,’ he said

Former seminary rector Fr Edward Staniek questioned the direction in which Pope Francis was taking the Church

Benedict XVI expressed concern that a liberal German theologian was among the authors in the series on the theology of Pope Francis