The Pope has also called President Erdoğan of Turkey to discuss the situation in Israel and Gaza.
The Vatican Secretary of State calls Palestinian Prime Minister Shtayyeh and expresses the Holy See's sorrow for what is happening in Palestine, particularly in Gaza.
Mongolia, bordering Russia and China, could help ease church’s troubled relations with Beijing and support the pontiff’s efforts for dialogue on Ukraine.
Pope Francis underwent successful surgery Wednesday to repair a hernia in his abdominal wall.
The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, is visiting Rome this week for his first official visit to the Anglican Centre and the Vatican.
Pope Francis, the world catholic church leader, is planning to take his first trip to Argentina, his homeland, next year.
Pope Francis has made his first public appearance after being released from hospital with breathing difficulties.
Pope Francis has shown a “marked improvement” in hospital, after being given intravenous antibiotics for a bronchitis infection.
Pope Francis is in hospital with a respiratory infection and will need to spend a few days there, according to a Vatican statement.
Pope Francis, the world catholic leader, on Saturday updated a 2019 church law aimed at holding senior churchmen accountable for covering up sexual abuse cases.