Pope cuts penalties for paedophile priests
The Pope is said to be applying his vision of a 'merciful church' to sex offenders by reducing punishments to weaker sentences, such as a lifetime of prayer and penance.
Pope Francis: The Greatest Modern Pope?
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Pope Francis changes Lord's Prayer
Pope Francis has approved altering 'lead us not into temptation' to 'do not let us fall into temptation' because he believes it shifts the responsibility onto Satan.
Pope Benedict reveals he 'was unsure' about Francis succeeding him
Pope Benedict has said he was not entirely happy when he heard the name of his successor but was reassured after he 'saw how he spoke with God'.
Pope: 'It is better to ATHEIST than hypocritical Catholic'
Speaking today he said 'many' Catholics lead a hypocritical double life. In improvised comments in the sermon of his private morning Mass in his residence, he called it a 'scandal'.
Muslim terrorism does not exist, says the Pope
The gathering of Catholic clergy and activists in northern California comes as the world grapples with the impact of President Donald Trump's attempts to change US immigration policy.
Pope to open secret Vatican archives on wartime pontiff
The Vatican usually waits 70 years after the end of a pontificate to open archives but it has been under pressure to make the papers available sooner, while Holocaust survivors are still alive.
Pope Francis calls for peace in Syria and warns terrorism sows 'fear'
There was tight security in Rome today as Pope Francis, 80, (pictured) addressed the faithful at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, only days after the Berlin Christmas market attack.
Pope bans gays and 'gay culture' supporters from becoming priests
In a 100-page document approved by the Vatican, new guide says anyone 'practising homosexuality, showing deep-seated homosexual tendencies or supporting what is called gay culture' is banned.