Cindy Wooden

Holy Father creates 17 new cardinals from 11 nations

The Pope told charities to guard against corruption, greed and extravagance

Francis said religions were called to bear ‘the merciful love of God to a wounded and needy humanity’

Francis discussed the ordination of women, refugees and the Venezuela crisis during his latest in-flight press conference

Francis says theologians should focus less on how people are going astray and more on helping them

The visit to Rome’s SOS Children’s Village came as part of the Pope’s commitment to the Year of Mercy

The Pope encouraged missionaries to keep mercy at the heart of their mission

Pope Francis gave a press conference on his flight from Azerbaijan to Rome

However, the Pope also told reporters people convinced they were born in the wrong body deserve attentive pastoral care

Pontiff celebrates Mass for 300 people in the capital Baku