“We are close to coming to a decision," the Pontiff told press on flight back to Rome from Sarajevo regarding the investigation into the alleged Marian apparitions at Medjugorje.
"Priests who left the Church to marry should be invited back and would bring the experience of marriage to their ministry."
Under a plan to be published on Wednesday, the EU is expected to impose migrant quotas on the 28 countries of the Union.
The 2015 recipient will be announced in late August and presented with the award on Saturday 31 October during the 8th Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Week.
Polish saint showed the sick how to “carry the cross of suffering with joy” - Pope Francis.
"It is a sacred space and we anticipate that people will act appropriately and respectfully" - Mgr Jim Carroll.
The sacrament of marriage is a sacrament given for the building up of the Church.
Limerick priest Fr Alphonsus Cullinan replaces Bishop William Lee who retired on health grounds in October 2013.
Head of the Vatican's Press Office awarded an honorary doctorate by Rome university.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was neither disappointed nor satisfied with how things ended in the Vatican last weekend.
Children and young people need to be introduced to this towering figure of Christian heritage of Ireland and Europe.
Pontiff thanks Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag for “her steadfast witness of faith."
Courtesy visit to Vatican for Rome's patronal feast - the Solemnity of the Apostles Peter and Paul.
Invites charismatics of the world to celebrate their 2017 Jubilee at the Vatican.
Clonmacnois was the place in Ireland which touched St John Paul II most deeply.
"Each ordinariate is different, but we share a common goal and a lot of the challenges we face are common ones."
Motorbike signed on the tank by Pope Francis to raise funds for homeless.
Annual charity appeal to be launched by the Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin.
By then there will be 106 cardinals under 80 who are therefore eligible to vote in a conclave.
Award honours Irish priest’s role in saving the lives of 6,500 Jews and allied prisoners of war during World War Two.