Pope Francis

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The Guardian view on the pope in Iraq: in the footsteps of Abraham | Editorial
Editorial: The first papal visit to Iraq can promote inter-faith dialogue in an age of religious polarisation


03, Mar, 2021 @7:57 PM

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First papal visit to Iraq to go ahead despite Covid and terrorism concerns
Visit from Pope Francis will start in Baghdad on Friday and is his first trip abroad in 15 months

Harriet Sherwood

01, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jesuit order in Spain apologises for decades of sexual abuse by members
Society of Jesus admits 81 children and 21 adults were sexually abused by 96 of its members since 1927

Sam Jones in Madrid

21, Jan, 2021 @9:18 PM

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Pope’s adviser says Covid has highlighted ‘existential’ climate risk
Focus must be on justice for those fleeing impact of extreme weather events, says new scientific adviser to Vatican

Karen McVeigh

15, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Pope changes law so women are allowed to perform tasks in mass
Decision means Catholic church is ‘recognising accepted practices’ around the world

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

11, Jan, 2021 @3:56 PM

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Little faith in a genuinely liberal church | Letters
Letters: Concerns about the true extent of ‘progressive’ thought within Christianity are raised by Barbara Rogers, Pam Webb and Elizabeth Stacey


04, Jan, 2021 @6:00 PM

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The Guardian view on liberal Christians: is this their moment? | Editorial
Editorial: The election of practising Catholic Joe Biden is just one reason for religious progressives to be hopeful


01, Jan, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Covid-19 dominates Christmas messages from Christian leaders
Pope urges nations to share vaccines while archbishop of Canterbury says ‘darkness has not overcome the light’

Kevin Rawlinson

25, Dec, 2020 @1:10 PM

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Coronavirus global report: Christmas curtailed as UK arrivals face tougher measures
Pope addresses fewer than 200 people in St Peter’s; China and US take action against UK amid concerns about new variant; South Korea reports daily case record

Graham Russell and agencies

25, Dec, 2020 @4:52 AM

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Italian judge killed by Sicilian mafia to be beatified as martyr
Pope Francis likens 1990 killing of ‘boy judge’ Rosario Livatino to a hate crime against Catholic faith

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

22, Dec, 2020 @6:36 PM

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How I mucked up my crossword grid | Brief letters
Brief letters: Heathrow bulldozers | Coy cryptic | Marmalade | The pope’s job


17, Dec, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Let Us Dream by Pope Francis review – the holy father of fraternity
In reflections written during lockdown, the pontiff adds his weight to a growing group of people seeking a return to community-minded values

Julian Coman

29, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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