Pope Francis meets Viktor Orban in worldview clash

Pope Francis meets Viktor Orban in worldview clash

Pope Francis met with the anti-migration Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban behind closed doors on Sunday at the start of a brief visit to Budapest where he will also celebrate a mass. 

Pope warns Italy’s priests to stop charging for weddings and funerals

Pope warns Italy’s priests to stop charging for weddings and funerals

Pope Francis apologizes for slapping woman’s hand

Pope Francis apologizes for slapping woman’s hand

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Pope Francis ushers in Christmas with message of ‘unconditional love’

Pope decries euthanasia as Italian court considers assisted suicide law

Pope decries euthanasia as Italian court considers assisted suicide law

Pope to address environment in speech to crowd of 800,000

Pope to address environment in speech to crowd of 800,000

‘Thank you for saving Notre-Dame’: Pope Francis praises firefighters

‘Thank you for saving Notre-Dame’: Pope Francis praises firefighters

Pope calls for ‘concrete measures’ at Vatican’s landmark summit on sex abuse

Pope calls for ‘concrete measures’ at Vatican’s landmark summit on sex abuse

Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

Nuns ‘sex slaves’ scandal fresh blow to Catholic church

Pope vows Church will ‘never again’ ignore abuse accusations

Pope vows Church will ‘never again’ ignore abuse accusations

Pope denounces ‘din of rich few’ on World Day of Poor

Pope denounces ‘din of rich few’ on World Day of Poor

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

Pope Francis says abortion is like hiring ‘contract killer’

Pope says youth ‘outraged’ by clergy sex scandals

Pope says youth ‘outraged’ by clergy sex scandals

Protestant Latvia welcomes pope

Protestant Latvia welcomes pope

Pope to honour Baltic martyrs amid abuse crisis

Pope to honour Baltic martyrs amid abuse crisis

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops: Vatican

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops: Vatican

In Sicily, pope slams ‘blasphemous’ mafia

In Sicily, pope slams ‘blasphemous’ mafia

Pope on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

Pope on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

‘Indifference kills’: Pope fears Christians will disappear from the Middle East

‘Indifference kills’: Pope fears Christians will disappear from the Middle East

The Vatican gets its first ever lay communications officer

The Vatican gets its first ever lay communications officer

All Chilean bishops offer resignation to the pope over abuse scandal

All Chilean bishops offer resignation to the pope over abuse scandal

Italy can’t fly Alfie Evans to Rome for further care, court rules

Italy can’t fly Alfie Evans to Rome for further care, court rules

Pope Francis makes fresh appeal for terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans

Pope Francis makes fresh appeal for terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans

Pope admits ‘grave mistakes’ in handling of Chile sex abuse scandal

Pope admits ‘grave mistakes’ in handling of Chile sex abuse scandal

Pope shows support for terminally-ill British toddler

Pope shows support for terminally-ill British toddler

Pope urges young people not to remain silent

Pope urges young people not to remain silent

Vatican communications chief quits over ‘lettergate’

Vatican communications chief quits over ‘lettergate’

Polish archbishop censures priest for Pope death wish

Polish archbishop censures priest for Pope death wish

Rome bans protests in city centre ahead of Erdogan visit

Rome bans protests in city centre ahead of Erdogan visit

Pope Francis says ‘virus’ of fake news dates back to biblical times, calls for a ‘journalism of peace’

Pope Francis says ‘virus’ of fake news dates back to biblical times, calls for a ‘journalism of peace’

Pope on a bike! Francis given customized racing bicycle

Pope on a bike! Francis given customized racing bicycle

Pope urges end to violence against women

Pope urges end to violence against women

Pope Francis says he fears ‘accidental’ nuclear war

Pope Francis says he fears ‘accidental’ nuclear war

Vatican bans sale of holy blood and bones

Vatican bans sale of holy blood and bones

Pope to meet Jordan King Abdullah

Pope to meet Jordan King Abdullah

Pope Francis defends ‘status quo’ on Jerusalem

Pope Francis defends ‘status quo’ on Jerusalem

Vatican bank deputy sacked for ‘unknown reasons’

Vatican bank deputy sacked for ‘unknown reasons’

Pope Francis begins historic visit to Myanmar

Pope Francis begins historic visit to Myanmar

Pope denounces ‘indifference’ on first ‘World Day for the Poor’

Pope denounces ‘indifference’ on first ‘World Day for the Poor’

Pope Francis gets personalized Lamborghini, but won’t keep it

Pope Francis gets personalized Lamborghini, but won’t keep it

Pope stubs out cigarettes sales in Vatican

Pope stubs out cigarettes sales in Vatican

Pope urges faithful to stop taking snaps at mass

Pope urges faithful to stop taking snaps at mass

Pope Francis condemns terror attacks around the world

Pope Francis condemns terror attacks around the world

Pope admits to snoozing while praying

Pope admits to snoozing while praying

Pope Francis names 35 new saints

Pope Francis names 35 new saints

‘Superpope’ Francis T-shirts to help poor, needy

‘Superpope’ Francis T-shirts to help poor, needy

Italian prisoners use lunch with Pope as chance to escape

Italian prisoners use lunch with Pope as chance to escape

Pope Francis hits 40 million mark on Twitter

Pope Francis hits 40 million mark on Twitter

‘Online sexual violence harming children’: Pope

‘Online sexual violence harming children’: Pope

Rome hosts ‘historic’ Catholic summit on protecting children from online porn

Rome hosts ‘historic’ Catholic summit on protecting children from online porn

Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of regional variations in Catholic services

Why Pope Francis is reviving a long tradition of regional variations in Catholic services

Pope Francis to wage war on ‘fake news’

Pope Francis to wage war on ‘fake news’

Francis under fire: Pope accused of heresy as Vatican infighting intensifies

Francis under fire: Pope accused of heresy as Vatican infighting intensifies

No second chances for paedophile priests, says Pope Francis

No second chances for paedophile priests, says Pope Francis

Pope Francis wards off whingers with a ‘no complaining’ sign on his door

Pope Francis wards off whingers with a ‘no complaining’ sign on his door

The pope just made it easier for people to become saints

The pope just made it easier for people to become saints

Pope Francis sends message of support for British baby Charlie Gard

Pope Francis sends message of support for British baby Charlie Gard

Pope dismisses doctrine chief in turbulent week for Vatican

Pope dismisses doctrine chief in turbulent week for Vatican

ANALYSIS: Charges against Cardinal Pell bring taint of abuse to the top of the Catholic Church

ANALYSIS: Charges against Cardinal Pell bring taint of abuse to the top of the Catholic Church

Cardinal cut: Italy’s tailor to the stars of the Church

Cardinal cut: Italy’s tailor to the stars of the Church

Pope Francis to send funds to South Sudan after Vatican rules out papal visit

Pope Francis to send funds to South Sudan after Vatican rules out papal visit

The Vatican’s auditor general has resigned without explanation

The Vatican’s auditor general has resigned without explanation

Four cardinals are challenging Pope Francis’ authority in a row over reforms

Four cardinals are challenging Pope Francis’ authority in a row over reforms

Pope Francis honours progressive postwar priests with pilgrimage

Pope Francis honours progressive postwar priests with pilgrimage

Trudeau asked the pope for an apology over abuse of indigenous Canadians in Catholic schools

Trudeau asked the pope for an apology over abuse of indigenous Canadians in Catholic schools

Pope hits out at financial speculators

Pope hits out at financial speculators

‘What do you feed him?’ Pope Francis risked a joke about Trump’s size

‘What do you feed him?’ Pope Francis risked a joke about Trump’s size

IN PICTURES: Donald Trump meets Italian leaders in Rome

IN PICTURES: Donald Trump meets Italian leaders in Rome

Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

Trump vows to promote peace after ‘fantastic’ meeting with the pope

High security and protest plans: Rome prepares for Trump visit

High security and protest plans: Rome prepares for Trump visit

Pope to talk immigration, climate change in Wenders doc

Pope to talk immigration, climate change in Wenders doc

Pope promises not to judge Trump ahead of Vatican meeting

Pope promises not to judge Trump ahead of Vatican meeting

Donald Trump sets a date to meet the pope

Donald Trump sets a date to meet the pope

The Vatican has established full diplomatic relations with Myanmar

The Vatican has established full diplomatic relations with Myanmar

Pope Francis offers to act as mediator in Venezuelan conflict

Pope Francis offers to act as mediator in Venezuelan conflict

‘Pilgrim of peace’ Pope Francis heads to Egypt

‘Pilgrim of peace’ Pope Francis heads to Egypt

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Trump says Italy is ‘key partner’, but contradicts Gentiloni on Libya

Trump says Italy is ‘key partner’, but contradicts Gentiloni on Libya

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Vatican cricket team heads overseas for interfaith tournament

Donald Trump’s team is organizing a meeting with Pope Francis

Donald Trump’s team is organizing a meeting with Pope Francis

Pope Francis uses Easter mass to call for end to ‘horror’ in Syria

Pope Francis uses Easter mass to call for end to ‘horror’ in Syria

Pope Francis washes feet of former mafiosi in Easter rite

Pope Francis washes feet of former mafiosi in Easter rite

Pope Francis opens free launderette for Rome’s poor and homeless

Pope Francis opens free launderette for Rome’s poor and homeless

Pope Francis praises British Muslim leaders, asks them to pray for him

Pope Francis praises British Muslim leaders, asks them to pray for him

Prince Charles and Camilla swap gifts with the pope

Prince Charles and Camilla swap gifts with the pope

American teen pleads guilty to Isis-inspired pope murder plot

American teen pleads guilty to Isis-inspired pope murder plot

Regeni family appeal to pope to raise case with Egypt

Regeni family appeal to pope to raise case with Egypt

Pope tells world’s youth to resist ‘false’ social media, write diaries instead

Pope tells world’s youth to resist ‘false’ social media, write diaries instead

Pope begs forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

Pope begs forgiveness for Church role in Rwanda genocide

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed

Who ya gonna call? Pope encourages priests to use exorcists when needed

Cutting jobs is a ‘very serious sin’, says pope

Cutting jobs is a ‘very serious sin’, says pope

Four years as pope: Has Francis delivered his promised reforms?

Four years as pope: Has Francis delivered his promised reforms?

Pope asked to oust top cardinal over sex abuse row

Pope asked to oust top cardinal over sex abuse row

The pope will meet all EU leaders ahead of Rome summit

The pope will meet all EU leaders ahead of Rome summit

‘I watched with dismay’: Sex abuse survivor resigns from Vatican panel

‘I watched with dismay’: Sex abuse survivor resigns from Vatican panel

Francis becomes first ever pope to visit Anglican church in Rome

Francis becomes first ever pope to visit Anglican church in Rome

Italy’s oldest nun shares tips for a long life on 110th birthday

Italy’s oldest nun shares tips for a long life on 110th birthday

‘Texting during meals is the start of war,’ Pope tells young Italians

‘Texting during meals is the start of war,’ Pope tells young Italians

Ryanair offers to fly Pope Francis on Ireland visit

Ryanair offers to fly Pope Francis on Ireland visit

Rome’s police are on the hunt for unknown anti-pope plotters

Rome’s police are on the hunt for unknown anti-pope plotters

The pope said abortion is part of a ‘throwaway culture’

The pope said abortion is part of a ‘throwaway culture’

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

Italian priest faces defrocking over orgies in the rectory

The Vatican is ‘concerned’ by Donald Trump’s policies

The Vatican is ‘concerned’ by Donald Trump’s policies

Knights of Malta chief resigns on Pope’s orders over condom row

Knights of Malta chief resigns on Pope’s orders over condom row

Pope criticizes mafia’s ‘blood-stained money’, ‘evil power’

Pope criticizes mafia’s ‘blood-stained money’, ‘evil power’

Condom row between pope and Knights of Malta intensifies

Condom row between pope and Knights of Malta intensifies

Pope admits to ‘darkness’ in his faith

Pope admits to ‘darkness’ in his faith

Pope criticizes women who have abortions ‘to save their looks’

Pope criticizes women who have abortions ‘to save their looks’

Pope to host Palestinian president Abbas this weekend

Pope to host Palestinian president Abbas this weekend

Eight dead after freezing weekend in Italy

Eight dead after freezing weekend in Italy

Pope to quake victims: Rebuild hearts as well as homes

Pope to quake victims: Rebuild hearts as well as homes

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs

Pope: Give women, lay people top Vatican jobs

Pope goes shoe-shopping, Italians are delighted

Pope goes shoe-shopping, Italians are delighted

Pope releases jailed priest in time for Christmas

Pope releases jailed priest in time for Christmas

Pope Francis hits 80, and he’s not slowing down

Pope Francis hits 80, and he’s not slowing down

How to wish Pope Francis a happy 80th birthday

How to wish Pope Francis a happy 80th birthday

Supporters of ‘gay culture’ can’t become priests: Pope

Supporters of ‘gay culture’ can’t become priests: Pope

Pope compares scandal-seeking media to lovers of excrement

Pope compares scandal-seeking media to lovers of excrement

Pope: Politicians lack ‘concrete will’ on climate

Pope: Politicians lack ‘concrete will’ on climate

Pope Francis grants priests the right to forgive abortion

Pope Francis grants priests the right to forgive abortion

‘Phantom’ pilgrims fail to boost Rome tourism in Jubilee year

‘Phantom’ pilgrims fail to boost Rome tourism in Jubilee year

Pope’s Jubilee Year brought 20 million tourists to Rome

Pope’s Jubilee Year brought 20 million tourists to Rome

Vatican to open its doors to 1,000 prisoners

Vatican to open its doors to 1,000 prisoners

Pope grants Venezuela president private audience

Pope grants Venezuela president private audience

Pope Francis begs for immediate Syria ceasefire

Pope Francis begs for immediate Syria ceasefire

Pope Francis appoints potential successors

Pope Francis appoints potential successors

Pope Francis: Teaching gender theory is indoctrination

Pope Francis: Teaching gender theory is indoctrination

Pope opts for status quo in Church view on gay unions

Pope opts for status quo in Church view on gay unions

‘I’m a sinner in need of God’s mercy’: Pope

‘I’m a sinner in need of God’s mercy’: Pope

Pope ends historic US tour in Philadelphia

Pope ends historic US tour in Philadelphia

Obama welcomes pope to the White House

Obama welcomes pope to the White House

Pope in US: everything you need to know

Pope in US: everything you need to know

Pope makes surprise visit to central Rome

Pope makes surprise visit to central Rome

Pope’s opponents play waiting game

Pope’s opponents play waiting game

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Transsexual Spaniard meets Pope in Vatican

Pope lambasts lust for power within Vatican

Pope lambasts lust for power within Vatican

‘I will not be here in ten years’: Pope Francis

‘I will not be here in ten years’: Pope Francis

Pope gives sleeping bags to Rome homeless

Pope gives sleeping bags to Rome homeless

Pope to raffle off gifts to help the homeless

Pope to raffle off gifts to help the homeless

Pope to meet Lampedusa shipwreck survivors

Pope to meet Lampedusa shipwreck survivors

Pope marries Italian couples who lived ‘in sin’

Pope marries Italian couples who lived ‘in sin’

Pope sides with workers in Italy job cuts row

Pope sides with workers in Italy job cuts row

God will give me two or three more years: Pope

God will give me two or three more years: Pope

Pope apologizes for Fascist era persecution

Pope apologizes for Fascist era persecution

Pope’s hints on married priests trouble Vatican

Pope’s hints on married priests trouble Vatican

Pope Francis gives exorcists his blessing

Pope Francis gives exorcists his blessing

Tired Pope Francis back at work with a smile

Tired Pope Francis back at work with a smile

Pope second to Obama in Twitter popularity

Pope second to Obama in Twitter popularity

Pope to visit town of boy killed by mafia

Pope to visit town of boy killed by mafia

Pope slams Allies over Nazi train line failure

Pope slams Allies over Nazi train line failure

Ageing Pope puts safety ‘in God’s hands’

Ageing Pope puts safety ‘in God’s hands’

Pope: We need to remember Syria victims

Pope: We need to remember Syria victims

Pope: New mentality on Vatican finances needed

Pope: New mentality on Vatican finances needed

Pope ‘more popular than Colosseum’

Pope ‘more popular than Colosseum’

Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace

Pope makes Easter plea for Ukraine peace

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims

Pope sends condolences for S.Korea ferry victims

Vatican to fight modern-day slavery

Vatican to fight modern-day slavery

Pope defends doctors who refuse abortions

Pope defends doctors who refuse abortions

Obama in Rome ‘to bask in the glow of new Pope’

Obama in Rome ‘to bask in the glow of new Pope’

Pope meets mob victims as church shuns dons

Pope meets mob victims as church shuns dons

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’

One year on: how Pope made Catholicism ‘cool’

Pope says f*** in Sunday blessing gaffe

Pope says f*** in Sunday blessing gaffe

Photo of the day: Pope’s mini-me weeps at Vatican

Photo of the day: Pope’s mini-me weeps at Vatican

Ex-pope Benedict makes rare public appearance

Ex-pope Benedict makes rare public appearance

Pope moves away from Europe for new cardinals

Pope moves away from Europe for new cardinals

Pope calls for end to Ukraine violence

Pope calls for end to Ukraine violence

Pope hosts lovers’ meet for Valentine’s Day

Pope hosts lovers’ meet for Valentine’s Day

Pope’s Harley Davidson sells for €210,000

Pope’s Harley Davidson sells for €210,000

Pope meets woman behind Philomena film

Pope meets woman behind Philomena film

The artist who made Pope Francis a superhero

The artist who made Pope Francis a superhero

Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone

Pope Francis makes the cover of Rolling Stone

Animal activists slam Pope’s dove stunt

Animal activists slam Pope’s dove stunt

VIDEO: Pope’s doves attacked by birds

VIDEO: Pope’s doves attacked by birds

Hollande meets Pope as sex scandal swirls

Hollande meets Pope as sex scandal swirls

Pope says internet is a ‘gift from God’

Pope says internet is a ‘gift from God’

Pope tweets support for US anti-abortion march

Pope tweets support for US anti-abortion march

Pope’s new cardinal says being gay is a ‘defect’

Pope’s new cardinal says being gay is a ‘defect’

‘Pope wants to open Holocaust archives’

‘Pope wants to open Holocaust archives’

Pope’s Harley-Davidson put up for auction

Pope’s Harley-Davidson put up for auction

‘Abortion is a sign of a throwaway culture’: Pope

‘Abortion is a sign of a throwaway culture’: Pope

Pope warns cardinals against partying

Pope warns cardinals against partying

Pope calls for rethink on gay families

Pope calls for rethink on gay families

Pope calls on Jesuits to ‘change the world’

Pope calls on Jesuits to ‘change the world’

Pope Francis named best dressed man of 2013

Pope Francis named best dressed man of 2013

Pope makes Xmas visit to Rome kids hospital

Pope makes Xmas visit to Rome kids hospital

Pope celebrates birthday with the homeless

Pope celebrates birthday with the homeless

Pope is US gay mag’s ‘Person of the Year’

Pope is US gay mag’s ‘Person of the Year’

Pope Francis named Time’s Person of the Year

Pope Francis named Time’s Person of the Year

Pope Francis statuettes ‘selling like hot cakes’

Pope Francis statuettes ‘selling like hot cakes’

Pope Francis is ‘the most popular’ on Facebook

Pope Francis is ‘the most popular’ on Facebook

Vatican sets up child sex abuse committee

Vatican sets up child sex abuse committee

Pope Francis statue joins Rome wax museum

Pope Francis statue joins Rome wax museum

Pope ‘leaves Vatican at night in disguise’

Pope ‘leaves Vatican at night in disguise’

Vatican plays down mafia ‘threat’ against Pope

Vatican plays down mafia ‘threat’ against Pope

Bishops abandon their plush cars

Bishops abandon their plush cars

Pope sparks boom in the name Francis

Pope sparks boom in the name Francis

Are priests and nuns extravagant spenders?

Are priests and nuns extravagant spenders?

‘Lavish’ bishop flies Ryanair for Pope talks

‘Lavish’ bishop flies Ryanair for Pope talks

Vatican calls rebel diocese to order

Vatican calls rebel diocese to order

Pope tells couples not to go to bed angry

Pope tells couples not to go to bed angry

Jesus was the world’s first tweeter: Vatican

Jesus was the world’s first tweeter: Vatican

Pope calls for ‘mercy’ over abortion

Pope calls for ‘mercy’ over abortion

What will the Pope’s butler see?

What will the Pope’s butler see?

Pope calls for ‘justice’ for Catholic divorcees

Pope calls for ‘justice’ for Catholic divorcees

Pontiff delighted as old car replaces popemobile

Pontiff delighted as old car replaces popemobile

Pope denies telling Assad to stop killing

Pope denies telling Assad to stop killing

Pope’s anti-war tweet perplexes followers

Pope’s anti-war tweet perplexes followers

Pope Francis calls Italian teen for a chat

Pope Francis calls Italian teen for a chat

Pope Francis to meet Bolivian president

Pope Francis to meet Bolivian president

Pope Francis urges reconciliation in Egypt

Pope Francis urges reconciliation in Egypt

Italy-Argentina game: pope split on who to back

Italy-Argentina game: pope split on who to back

Balotelli hopes Pope will say ‘happy birthday’

Balotelli hopes Pope will say ‘happy birthday’

Pope concerned over missing priest in Syria

Pope concerned over missing priest in Syria

‘Gay people should not be judged’ – Pope Francis

‘Gay people should not be judged’ – Pope Francis

‘I never stole’ – jailed Catholic cleric

‘I never stole’ – jailed Catholic cleric

Pope named most influential Twitter leader

Pope named most influential Twitter leader

Pope to meet youth on Brazilian beach

Pope to meet youth on Brazilian beach

Vatican bank ‘gay scandal’ uncovered

Vatican bank ‘gay scandal’ uncovered

Pope responds to 3-year-old girl’s letter

Pope responds to 3-year-old girl’s letter

Pope Francis is Vanity Fair’s ‘Man of the Year’

Pope Francis is Vanity Fair’s ‘Man of the Year’

‘Italy should lead on saving refugees’ lives’

‘Italy should lead on saving refugees’ lives’

Pope Francis sets up Vatican bank inquiry

Pope Francis sets up Vatican bank inquiry

Pope Francis sparks Vatican shopping boom

Pope Francis sparks Vatican shopping boom

What do Italians think of new Pope’s money talk?

What do Italians think of new Pope’s money talk?

Pope Francis statue unveiled – in potato field

Pope Francis statue unveiled – in potato field

Pope Francis to visit Sardinian shrine

Pope Francis to visit Sardinian shrine

Pope sounds alarm over intolerance as EU nationalists win big

Pope sounds alarm over intolerance as EU nationalists win big

Pope urges end to migrant boat deadlock

Pope urges end to migrant boat deadlock

Pope gives out 3,000 ice creams to Rome’s poor and homeless

Pope gives out 3,000 ice creams to Rome’s poor and homeless

Pope criticizes misrepresentative reporting on migrants

Pope criticizes misrepresentative reporting on migrants

Pope Francis urges peace and understanding for migrants

Pope Francis urges peace and understanding for migrants

Pope urges world to tackle migration crisis with ‘love’

Pope urges world to tackle migration crisis with ‘love’

Pope says some refugee centres ‘concentration camps’

Pope says some refugee centres ‘concentration camps’

Pope’s Syrians in Rome: life a year on

Pope’s Syrians in Rome: life a year on

Pope Francis understands Europe’s caution over migrants

Pope Francis understands Europe’s caution over migrants

Migrants sidelined for Pope’s Rome church visit

Migrants sidelined for Pope’s Rome church visit

Pope Francis evokes refugee ‘suffering’

Pope Francis evokes refugee ‘suffering’

Pope holds mass for perished migrants

Pope holds mass for perished migrants