Some of his most significant comments concern the role of women in the Church.
"Heartfelt appeal" to international community to support initiatives for dialogue and harmony.
When there is no Christian coherency, and you live incoherently, you are guilty of giving scandal Pontiff warns.
Little attempt made to explain Church's teachings on marriage and the family.
Pontiff appeals for prayers for the upcoming synod of bishops on the family in October.
New Confession 2014 initiative aims to bring faithful back to sacrament of confession.
Faithful urged to overcome indifference towards the innumerable victims of war.
Pontiff urges cardinals to avoid the habits and ways typical of a court.
Pope warns “Whenever a worldly mentality predominates, the result is rivalry, jealousy, factions.”
End use of Communion as a reward for doctrinal orthodoxy letter urges Pontiff.
107-year-old Italian Camillian Sister has lived through the pontificates of 10 popes.
"Creeping despair and emptiness ... has tragically taken the lives of too many of our young people through suicide.”
Archbishop welcomes forum in which to "calmly and rationally" look at all dimensions of migration.
Pontiff warns gossip can kill because it kills the reputation of the person.
Over 124 Koreans who lived between 1791 and 1888 recognised as martyrs for their refusal to renounce their faith.
“The days of fear, of secrecy, of oppression are happily in the past."
Declaration of 124 Korean martyrs may pave way for visit there too.
“Say No to an ephemeral, superficial and throwaway culture."
"Religious have to learn to share their prayer life with others."
Human trafficking now ranks as the second most profitable worldwide criminal enterprise after the illegal arms trade.
New 9ft bronze of Ireland’s famous female saint created by Canadian sculptor, Timothy Schmalz.
Church and world needs the witness of religious and consecrated lay people.
Crisis in religious life is not an "antechamber of death" but an opportunity to grow in depth and hope.
Feature article on 'Cool Pope Francis' hits the news stands today.
History made as ambassador with Down Syndrome Ireland completes week-long internship
Church needs to be concerned for, and present in, the world of communication, Archbishop Eamon Martin affirms.
Mary, Pope Francis underlines, will show women the path to understanding their role within society.
Alvaro del Portillo, who died in 1994, had strong links with Ireland and is well remembered here.
Key to a culture and society shaped with justice and integrity CSW2014 launch hears.
Call for “spiritual ecumenism” born of a change of heart and holiness of life.