Pope Francis

In an open letter, scholars and clergy say that Scripture teaches the death penalty can be legitimate

Fr Thomas Rosica said the Church is now ‘ruled by an individual rather than by… its own dictates of tradition plus Scripture’

‘It is from your roots that you will get the strength to continue,’ Pope Francis said

A baptized person who does not proclaim the Gospel is not a good Christian, the Pope added

Pope Francis thanked Mediterranean migrant rescue teams for ’embodying the parable of the Good Samaritan’

Fourteen new cardinals accompanied Pope Francis on a trip to Benedict XVI’s residence in the Vatican Gardens

The Pope’s master plan for a missionary Church has fallen by the wayside

The Pope addressed the Pontifical Academy for Life as it began its general assembly

But places can still be reserved for Pope Francis’s open-air Mass in Phoenix Park

Some bishops and clergy in the region profess poverty but live like rich people, the Pope said