Pope Francis

Pope pushes through the pain to give New Year’s blessing

Pope Francis has ushered in 2021 with a traditional blessing from the papal library after illness forced him to skip New Year ceremonies in St Peter’s Basilica.

Vatican investigating how Pope's Instagram account 'liked' Brazilian model photo

The Vatican is looking into how Pope Francis' Instagram account liked a photo of a Brazilian model.

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Pope Francis backs same-sex civil unions for first time as pontiff

Francis gives his backing midway through Francesco, which had its premiere on Wednesday in Rome.