I didn`t want to become Pope, says Francis

Pope Francis has denied that when he was a cardinal he harboured ambitions to lead the Catholic Church.

Pope`s sister prayed cardinals wouldn`t choose him

The sister of Jorge Mario Bergoglio has revealed that in the past, she had prayed that the cardinals wouldn`t pick her brother to be the new Pope.

Kurien heads Indian team to Vatican for installation of Pope

An Indian delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Monday left for the Vatican from Delhi to take part in the installation of Pope Francis as the 266th Pontiff of Catholic church.

Pope`s former neighbour recalls his `love` letter

Amalia Damonte, the Argentine woman who grew up as neighbour of Pope Francis, says she was very briefly the object of his affections when they were both 12.

Goa churches hold special prayers after election of new Pope

Special prayers were held during regular mass in Goa churches on Thursday after Pope Francis was elected to lead the world`s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.

New Pope posts first tweet

The Vatican authorities have send out the first tweet from the official account for Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who would be formally known as Pope Francis.

Francis I, the new Pope from `the end of the earth`

In a surprise development, the College of Cardinals on Wednesday elected a new Pope from Argentina.