Pope Francis meets Iraqi PM

Pope Francis meets Iraqi PM

Pope Francis held talks with Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi at the Vatican.

Catholic group urges pope to allow contraception to fight Zika

A Roman Catholic group appealed to Pope Francis on Wednesday to allow Church members to "follow their conscience" and use contraception or to let women have abortions to protect themselves against the Zika virus.

Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba

Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a landmark step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity.

Did you hear this? Donald Trump in running for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Did you hear this? Donald Trump in running for 2016 Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump, Greek islanders helping desperate migrants, Angela Merkel and the pope -- some may seem more likely than others but all are understood to be in the running for the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize.

Fight corruption, drug violence: Pope Francis urges Mexico

Mexicans should battle against corruption and grisly drug gang violence, Pope Francis urged on Wednesday, just days before he is set to make his first tour of some of Mexico`s most violence-scarred regions as pontiff.

Pope Francis feels ''like a mother-in-law''

Pope Francis feels ''like a mother-in-law''

'I feel rather like a mother-in-law giving advice on what should be done'.

Pope Francis ''not an actor'' says Vatican, on movie debut reports

Pope Francis ''not an actor'' says Vatican, on movie debut reports

Pope Francis is expected to appear in a spiritual film aimed at children, Italian producers said on Monday.

Meeting Pope was great, says Leonardo DiCaprio

Meeting Pope was great, says Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio says he had a great meeting with Pope.

Okay to be sinner, but not to be corrupt: Pope Francis

It is acceptable to sin often and seek forgiveness but not be corrupt and to no longer see the need to atone for one`s sins, Pope Francis said.

Circus performers ''champions of beauty'': Pope Francis

Circus performers ''champions of beauty'': Pope Francis

'You are champions of beauty: You make beauty, and beauty is good for the soul.'

Pope asks Protestants for forgiveness for persecution

 Pope Francis asked Protestants and other Christian Churches for forgiveness for past persecution by Catholics as the Vatican announced on Monday he would visit Sweden later in the year to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Pope hits out at political discourse over social media

Pope hits out at political discourse over social media

 Pope Francis shouted out over the increasingly aggressive nature of much political discourse and the use of social media as a forum for personal abuse.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visits Italy, France on first post-sanctions tour

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani is to visit Italy and France next week to boost economic ties, in his first European tour since a nuclear deal saw sanctions lifted against the Islamic republic.

Pope Francis gives shelter to homeless Romanian lady

Pope Francis gives shelter to homeless Romanian lady

In a warm gesture, Pope Francis has offered to house a homeless Romanian woman who delivered a girl in front of St Peter`s Square.

No saint without sin: Pope Francis

No saint without sin: Pope Francis

God looks beyond appearances and into people`s hearts and knows that there is no saint without a past, Pope Francis has said.

Synagogue visit: Pope Francis denounces violence done in God's name

Pope Francis denounced all violence committed in the name of God during a visit to Rome's main synagogue on Sunday, joining the oldest Jewish community in the diaspora in a sign of interfaith friendship at a time of religiously-inspired attacks around the globe.

Pope`s Jubilee year off to a sluggish start

Pope`s Jubilee year off to a sluggish start

Pope Francis`s Jubilee Year of Mercy has got off to a sluggish start, to the disappointment of Rome`s hoteliers, restaurateurs and souvenir sellers.

Childhood dream job: Pope Francis wanted to be a butcher!

Childhood dream job: Pope Francis wanted to be a butcher!

Pope Francis revealed on Thursday that when he was young he dreamt of growing up to be a butcher, as he admired those who practiced this profession when he used to go to the market with his mother and grandmother.

In Christmas message, Pope Francis speaks out on conflicts, migrants

Pope Francis offered a Christmas message Friday of mitigated hope for an end to the world`s conflicts, backing recent accords on Syria and Libya and praising those who shelter migrants.

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- Delhi High Court refuses to stop the release of juvenile in Nirbhaya rape case.

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