papal visit to Sri Lanka and the Philippines

At new in-flight press conference Francis says good Catholics are not required ‘to be like rabbits’

The region is still grief-stricken by the typhoon that hit just over a year ago. Only a figure like Pope Francis can bring relief

The Pope was speaking at a meeting with families in Manila

Pope Francis says the causes of inequality ‘plainly contradict the teaching of Christ’

Filipino Catholics feel that Francis, like Cardinal Tagle, really cares about them

Or should we feel free to mock religions as we wish?

Speaking on the plane to the Philippines Pope Francis also said he believed climate change was mainly man-made

Pontiff begins four-day tour of nation that is home to Asia’s largest Catholic population

Pope Francis is only the second pope to visit a Buddhist temple

Francis will be welcomed in Sri Lanka by the country’s new president