Pope Francis has said the UK should obey a UN resolution and return to Mauritius a disputed Indian Ocean archipelago that hosts the US military base at Diego Garcia.
Pope Francis celebrated Mauritius’ ethnic and religious diversity during a day-long trip to the Indian Ocean nation, but he also urged the government to resist pursuing an “idolatrous economic model” that sacrifices people for profit.
Pope Francis has arrived in the Indian Ocean nation of Mauritius to celebrate its diversity and honour a 19th century French missionary who ministered to freed slaves.
Pope Francis has said he was stuck for 25 minutes in a Vatican lift and had to be rescued by firefighters.
An Australian court has upheld convictions against the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of child sex abuse.
Pope Francis has sent a new letter to priests worldwide offering encouragement in light of the global sex abuse scandal that has shaken the Roman Catholic Church.
Pope Francis has complimented the people of Mexico during his weekly audience, praising them for being “so welcoming to migrants. God bless you”.
A FORMER moderator of the Kirk's general assembly has been awarded one of the Catholic Church's highest honours for her ecumenical work.