[SANTIAGO] Pope Francis publicly expressed "pain and shame" on Tuesday over the rape and molestation of children by priests in Chile and later listened, prayed and cried at a private...

[SANTIAGO]Pope Francis admitted Monday he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear apocalypse, as he began a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru to bolster a local Catholic Church riven...

[VATICAN CITY] Pope Francis set off on a trip to Chile and Peru on Monday, a seven-day Latin-American visit which will see the pontiff rally a flagging local church on his home continent.

[VATICAN CITY] Pope Francis on Monday called for peace in Jerusalem in his traditional Christmas address and highlighted the plight of children scarred by conflict, after urging the world's 1.3...

[DHAKA] Pope Francis wraps up a high-stakes Asia tour Friday after meeting Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh in a highly symbolic gesture of solidarity with the Muslim minority fleeing violence in...

[CALI, Colombia] A Colombian nun-turned-rapper in sports sneakers will perform for Pope Francis when he visits her country this week.

[BEIJING] Pope Francis "loves China" and the Vatican hopes China has a great future, a Chinese state-run newspaper on Friday cited a visiting Vatican official as saying, in an expression of...