Pope Francis meets lovers for St. Valentine’s, jokes about mothers-in-law

February 14, 2014

(A heart-shaped balloon flies as Pope Francis leads a special audience with engaged couples, to celebrate Saint Valentine’s day, in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile )

A year after resignation, ex-Pope Benedict has no regrets – Gänswein

February 9, 2014

(Pope Francis (L) embraces Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI as he arrives at the Castel Gandolfo summer residence March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano )

Reuters Q&A with Archbishop Georg Gänswein in English and Italian

February 9, 2014

(Pope Benedict XVI and his personal secretary Georg Gänswein at the Vatican February 16, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandra Tarantino/Pool )

Disgraced Catholic order denounces founder Maciel, apologises to victims

February 6, 2014

(Pope John Paul II blesses Father Marcial Maciel during a special audience in Paul VI hall at the Vatican on November 30, 2004. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

The real-life Philomena meets Pope Francis and says all is forgiven

February 6, 2014

(Philomena Lee poses following a news conference in downtown Rome, February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

You’ve got mail, Pope Francis. Lots of it…

January 31, 2014

(Pope Francis receives a postcard with a photograph of himself as a gift at the end of his Wednesday general audience in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican May 8, 2013. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini)

Italian police recover blood-stained cloth from relic of Pope John Paul II

January 31, 2014

(A broken glass of a niche where the stolen reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul II was located is seen next to a painting of the late Pope in the small mountain church of San Pietro della Ienca, near the city of L’Aquila January 28, 2014 .REUTERS/Max Rossi )

Move over Superman. It’s time for … Superpope

January 29, 2014

(A priest and a nun walk by a large drawing of Pope Francis depicting him as a superhero on a wall near the Vatican January 29, 2014. The Argentinian Pope is shown taking off into air with his right fist clenched in a classic Superman style. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Thieves steal Pope John Paul’s blood from Catholic church near Rome

January 27, 2014

(Pall bearers carry the body of the late Pope John Paul II through a packed Saint Peter’s Square enroute to the Basilica at the Vatican April 4, 2005. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

French President François Hollande makes delicate visit to Pope Francis

January 24, 2014

(Pope Francis (R) talks with French President Francois Hollande during a private audience at the Vatican, January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi )