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Pope Francis celebrated Mass on Sunday in a vast open field with more than 300,000 people in attendance

‘We have chosen Jesus, not the evil one’ Pope says at Mass on First Sunday of Lent

‘Catholics and Orthodox are called to work together fraternally in proclaiming the Good News of salvation’

The Holy Father addressed the synod fathers at the end of their three-week meeting in Rome

The synod fathers issued this appeal for peace at the end of the three-week family synod

‘The Church is called to carry out her mission in fidelity, truth and love,’ says Pontiff

‘Every family is always a light, however faint, amid the darkness of this world,’ says Holy Father

The Nativity shows ‘that God is Father and that his patient fidelity is stronger than darkness and corruption’

Synod Fathers urge faithful to ‘walk with us towards the next synod’ in 2015

Synods ‘are meant to better nuture and tend the Lord’s vineyard’, says Pope