[TOKYO] Pope Francis will meet survivors of Japan's 2011 "triple disaster" - earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear meltdown - on the penultimate day of his long-cherished trip to Japan on...

[BANGKOK] Pope Francis left Thailand on Saturday after a three-day visit and headed to Japan, where he is to visit the ground zeros of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as part of his campaign against...

POPE Francis arrived in Thailand on Wednesday - greeted by cheering faithful - the first leg of an Asian tour that will sweep in Japan and carry a message of interreligious dialogue and nuclear...

[VATICAN CITY] Pope Francis said on Friday politicians who rage against homosexuals, gypsies and Jews remind him of Hitler.

[Baghdad] President Barham Saleh has sent an official invitation to Pope Francis to visit Iraq after the pontiff said he would like to travel to the Muslim country despite security conditions...

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IT was a poignant moment: A visibly struggling Pope Francis, the leader of the Catholic Church and one of the world's most powerful religious leaders, bending over to kiss the feet of two African...

[ITALY] Pope Francis announced Wednesday he will visit Japan in November, becoming the first pontiff to do so since John Paul II nearly 40 years ago.