Year of Mercy

The Pontiff told his general audience that Church leaders should act like Jesus and be among the poor

Hunger is a growing crisis in the UK. The St Vincent de Paul Society seek to tackle the issue in their ‘Who Cares?’ campaign

The Vatican has released the Pope’s schedule of events for the last three months of 2016

Pope Francis reminded the faithful gathered in the rain that Jesus’ mercy covers all sin

In a video message, the Holy Father said mercy is not just a ‘theory’ but something we live by remembering our own sins

The pontiff tells general audience that the faithful must demonstrate kindness not just in thought but by deeds

Visit was one of the Pontiff’s ‘Mercy Friday’ trips marking the Year of Mercy

The Pontiff told the faithful that Christians must demonstrate to the world how to display acts of mercy towards others

Pontiff says that in the Year of Mercy it’s ‘ever clearer that the path of forgiveness can truly renew the Church and the world’

The Pope said a lack of mercy ‘makes life barren’ at an audience in St Peter’s Square