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Vincent Lambert was taken off life-support on Monday before a dramatic court intervention saved his life

‘Yours is an indispensable role, and this also gives you a great responsibility,’ the Pope said

Pontiff addresses members of the Federation of European Food Banks

The Pope offers advice and encouragement on the World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Vatican says authorisation does not signal ‘authentication’ of alleged apparitions

Belief in the Devil is not outdated but an integral part of the Gospel, Pope Francis said

Christians ‘close the door’ to God’s mercy if they cannot forgive other people, the Pope warned

Holy Father expresses closeness to victims of church bombings in Sri Lanka

Holy Father washes feet of prisoners at men’s jail on the outskirts of Rome

The stairs, encased in wood since the 1700s, remain uncovered until June 9, the feast of Pentecost