The German Bishops’ Conference has called for a ‘Day of Prayer for Harassed and Persecuted Christians’, scheduled for December 26

Christians are called to contemplate Christ in ‘the voice of the suffering’, the Pope said

The Pope will address the gathering in Assisi and lead prayers for victims of war

Francis will pray for peace with leaders of other religions in the Italian town on Tuesday

The Pope called on Catholics in the African country to be ‘builders of peace’

The Pope offered prayers for Sister Isabel Sola Matas during the canonisation Mass for Mother Teresa

A suicide bomber killed 51 people at a Kurdish wedding party on Saturday

A telegram was sent on the Pope’s behalf to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi

Six people were killed and two others were injured by a gunman in the western Michigan city

The magnitude 6.4 earthquake hit the city of Tainan on Saturday