The recruits, who enroll for at least two years, must be single, upstanding Swiss Catholic males younger than 30

The Vatican media operation has often gone so badly wrong that it created embarrassment which eventually became the story

The announcement came after Aung San Suu Kyi met with Pope Francis on Thursday

The nobel laureate has become a more controversial figure since coming to power last year

The event will mark the 50th anniversary of what became the Catholic Charismatic Renewal

Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre will work on constitutional reform ‘that will address potential institutional weaknesses’

The papal almsgiver has made a donation in the name of the Pontiff

Christians have a duty to forgive others, Francis told the faithful

The Philatelic and Numismatic Office said the stamp sheet celebrating Benedict’s birthday is an ‘affectionate tribute’