Laura Ieraci

Pontiff delights tens of thousands at Benjamin Franklin Parkway with spontaneous talk on families

Francis met participants of an international conference organised by the International Council of Christians and Jews

Estimate made by organisers of the World Meeting of Families

Pope urges members of Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy ‘to have the courage to move away from the margins of safety’

Holy Father marks 50th anniversary of ecumenical group

Francis reflected on the hurt family members can cause each other in his latest general audience talk

The instrumentum laboris criticises the surrogate culture of ‘wombs for rent’

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos met Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday

Syrian Orthodox church of St Ephrem to become ‘mosque of the mujahideen’

To love life is to care always for others, says pontiff, attacking abortion and unsafe working conditions