Francis also tweeted ‘Pray for me’ to mark the anniversary on Sunday

Francis celebrated a Mass marking the Jubilee of the Roman Curia and Vatican offices

A video message from Francis to the Mexican people has been released by the Vatican

Off-duty police officer took thief ‘down to the ground’

In the post-Vatican II Church notions of crime and justice had no place and abusers were labelled as victims

The Vatican has released Francis’s message on the theme of mercy

In his interview with Andrea Tornielli Pope Francis recalled his first encounter with God’s mercy

Italian actor and comedian Roberto Benigni was at the unveiling of a newly published book-length interview

The Pope gave his annual talk to the Curia on Monday

Francis says the Year will help Catholics become ‘more effective witnesses’