"We all bear responsibility to protect and value creation for the good of future generations.”
“As shapers of policy your role is ... to be ‘a leaven in the world’ in favour of the family, local community and your respective nations."
Pontiff recalls "with gratitude" late Taoiseach’s efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Ireland.
Theme of this year’s Meeting for Friendship among Peoples: ‘To the Ends of the Earth and of Existence. Destiny Has Not Left Man Alone.’
Dominican warns priests' association that they are contributing to the vocations crisis.
Combat culture of death with adequate legal protection Pontiff urges.
Landmines "prolong war and nurture fear even when conflict has ended” Pontiff warns.
Pope Francis bestows Apostolic Blessing on prayer initiative which will take place in 85 shrines across 46 countries.
Pope entrusts path of peace to St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross and Virgin Mary.
Claims ex Vatican Secretary of State probed over €15m transaction to TV company.