Pope Francis offered his prayers to the victims, the injured, their families and all those offering assistance.
The pope said Jesus experienced indifference as the crowds who had hailed his entry into Jerusalem, Herod, Pilate and even his own disciples washed their hands of him.
Underscoring the importance of caring for creation, the Vatican will replant the thousands of floral arrangements used in the Easter morning Mass.
The pope of the digital age is set to attract even more followers with the posting of his first Instagram photo. Pope Francis will take over Instagram this weekend.
Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be made a saint on Sept. 4, almost exactly 19 years after her death. Pope Francis made the announcement Tuesday.
Monsignor Angelo Lucio Vallejo Balda has confessed to leaking secret Vatican information to two journalists, telling a Holy See court he felt trapped and in danger.
Pope Francis personally will preside over the episcopal ordination of Msgr. Peter B. Wells, a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appointed papal nuncio to South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho and Namibia.
Third Anniversary of Election: Catholic conservatives are worried Pope Francis is quietly unraveling the legacy of his predecessors.
Pope Francis has approved new rules to tighten financial oversight of the canonization process after leaked documents revealed abuses and high costs in creating saints.
Apostolic Exhortation: It should sum up the debates and decisions of the closely watched synod meetings, but it is unknown what direction Francis will take in his writing.