The pope was speaking at “The General State of the Birth Rate” event in Rome.
Pope Francis will attend a May 14 event on the country’s demographic decline.
The Vatican City State’s criminal court heard testimony from five witnesses.
Bishop Jan Tyrawa was investigated for negligence in handling clerical abuse cases.
The arrest, which took place May 11 in London, was requested by an Italian judge.
Before it was corrected, the website displayed texts not reflecting recent significant changes to the Catechism.
The pope made the comment in a video message for the launch of a book by one his early spiritual mentors.
The group is being established in honor of Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by the mafia.
Fr. Rhoel Gallardo died after being held for 43 days by the Abu Sayyaf terrorist group.
Cecilia Marogna made the allegation in an interview aired on an Italian investigative news program.
Gino Bartali helped to save more than 800 Jews from Nazi persecution.
“I hope with all my heart that there will not be any schism, and I pray for this,” said the 90-year-old cardinal.
"After Jesus ascended to the Father, it is the task of the disciples – it is our task – to continue to proclaim the Gospel in words and in deeds."
"Mother of Help, welcome us under your mantle and protect us, sustain us in the hour of trial, and ignite in our hearts the light of hope for the future."
The Congregation for Divine Worship said "it appeared opportune to update the Litany in honor of Saint Joseph, approved by the Apostolic See in 1909, by integrating seven new invocations..."
Fr. Hans Zollner, S.J, explains why Rome’s Center for Child Protection is becoming an anthropology institute.
The pope has amended part of a law issued last year regulating the Vatican City’s judicial system.
An Italian investigative news program claimed that the Vatican’s treasury invested millions in pharmaceutical companies.
The new regulation is part of a sweeping new anti-corruption law.