Pope Francis

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‘Racist’ interview with Pope Francis causes fury in Russia
Francis says Chechen and Buryat minorities in Russia’s army more cruel in Ukraine than other soldiers

Pjotr Sauer

29, Nov, 2022 @2:54 PM

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Vatican calls up Atlético Madrid doctor to treat pope’s knee problem
José María Villalón describes Francis as ‘charming and stubborn’ patient, who did not want surgical intervention

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

22, Nov, 2022 @2:06 PM

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Bahraini death row prisoner pleads with pope to aid his release
Exclusive: Mohammed Ramadhan, who alleges he was tortured into confessing to deadly bombing, urges pontiff to act on visit to Gulf state

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

03, Nov, 2022 @11:44 AM

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‘A vice so many have’: Pope admits nuns and priests not immune to porn
Francis urges use of social media to promote Christian message but says vice of pornography, even among clergy, allows devil to enter

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

26, Oct, 2022 @4:20 PM

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Pope prays for ‘unity and peace in Italy’ as Giorgia Meloni takes power
Country’s first female prime minister leads the most rightwing government since the second world war

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

23, Oct, 2022 @1:25 PM

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Pope urges Italians to help migrants as far right tipped to win election
Pope said migrants and refugees should be able to ‘live in peace and with dignity’ at open-air mass in Matera

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

25, Sep, 2022 @5:50 PM

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Pope Francis beatifies his predecessor John Paul I
Pontiff praises ‘the smiling pope’ in public ceremony in Vatican marking last formal step before canonisation

Sam Jones and agencies

04, Sep, 2022 @12:48 PM

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Pope Francis praises ‘humility’ of C13th pontiff who resigned office
Remarks in burial town of Celestine V hint at frail pontiff’s possible retirement

Jon Henley

28, Aug, 2022 @1:44 PM

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Vatican watchers on alert as Pope embarks on busy four days
Pope Francis to begin intense series of meetings and ceremonies that has brought all cardinals to Rome

Paddy Agnew in Rome

26, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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What might a Pope Francis retirement mean for the Catholic church?
Pontiff’s remarks after testing trip raise prospect of papal transition and more institutional changes

Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

05, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Pope Francis ‘begs forgiveness’ over abuse at church schools in Canada
Pontiff apologises on visit to country over ‘catastrophic’ historical mistreatment of Indigenous children

Leyland Cecco

26, Jul, 2022 @12:09 AM

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Pope Francis to visit Canada in ‘pilgrimage of penance’ over church-run schools
Pope will meet Indigenous leaders and residential school survivors, thousands of whom were taken from families

Leyland Cecco

22, Jul, 2022 @4:00 AM

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