The pope continued his series of strong statements during his Mexico trip, saying the country's native peoples had been "misunderstood and excluded" from society.
Pope Francis celebrated Mass Feb. 13 at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which houses the cloak displaying the famous Guadalupe image of Mary.
Pope Francis gave Mexico's prelates a blunt outline of their roles and obligations as bishops,
At the request of Pope Francis, the Vatican has decreed that the Holy Thursday foot-washing will be open to women and girls.
Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill and Roman Catholic Pope Francis have issued a joint statement, saying that the world needs their combined testimony to the way of the Gospel.
Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill met Feb. 12 in Havana, Cuba, the first time in history the Roman Catholic pontiff and the Russian Orthodox patriarch have met.
GSR Preview: Feb. 15, the pope visits Chiapas, Mexico, where one-fourth of the population is Protestant or evangelical. Catholic sisters there hope Francis' visit will reverse the trend.
Ciudad Juárez, Mexico -- a city notorious for a recent four-year battle among local cartels, resulting in more than 10,000 killings -- will host Pope Francis Feb. 17.
The indigenous people of Chiapas, Mexico, hope that Pope Francis' trip will revive dreams of social justice represented to many here by the Zapatista movement of the mid-1990s.