Pope Francis and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill to hold historic meeting in Cuba

February 5, 2016
Pope Francis holds a skullcap given to him by a faithful as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi

(Pope Francis holds a skullcap given to him as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

Body of mystic Catholic monk in crystal coffin goes on the road for Holy Year

February 3, 2016
The exhumed body of the mystic saint Padre Pio lies in a glass sepulchre 40 years after his death, in the crypt of Santa Maria delle Grazie in San Giovanni Rotondo, southern Italy in this April 24, 2008 file photo.   REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi/Files

(The exhumed body of the mystic saint Padre Pio lies in a glass sepulchre 40 years after his death in this April 24, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Pope Francis is not an actor, says Vatican on movie debut reports

February 2, 2016
Pope Francis leaves after leading the weekly audience in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis leaves after leading the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Pope Francis expected to visit Auschwitz during trip to Poland in July

January 31, 2016
Pope Francis speaks during the weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis speaks during the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Pope Francis overturns tradition to allow women in Lenten foot-washing rite

January 21, 2016
Pope Francis kisses a foot of a disabled person at the S. Maria della Provvidenza church in Rome, during a Holy Thursday celebration, in this April 17, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Tony Gentile/Files

(Pope Francis washes a foot of a disabled person at the S. Maria della Provvidenza church in Rome, during a Holy Thursday celebration, in this April 17, 2014 file photo. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)

Pope Francis visits Rome synagogue, condemns violence in name of religion

January 18, 2016
Pope Francis listens to the speech of chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni during his visit at Rome's Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Pope Francis listens to the speech of chief Rabbi Riccardo Di Segni during his visit at Rome’s Great Synagogue, Italy January 17, 2016. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Media should give more space to good news, Pope Francis says after grim year

January 4, 2016
Pope Francis leads the First Vespers and Te Deum prayers in Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican December 31, 2015.  REUTERS/Max Rossi

(Pope Francis leads vespers and Te Deum prayers in Saint Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican December 31, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

Pope Francis calls in Christmas message for unity against militant atrocities

December 28, 2015
Pope Francis waves during the "Urbi et Orbi" (to the City and the World) Christmas message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter's Square at the Vatican December 25, 2015. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano/Handout via Reuters

(Pope Francis waves during the “Urbi et Orbi” (to the City and the World) Christmas message from the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican December 25, 2015. REUTERS/Osservatore Romano)

New “Michelin guide” for the homeless hits streets of Rome

December 23, 2015
Pope Francis opens the Holy Door at the Caritas homeless centre in downton Rome, Italy, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi - RTX1ZA0N

(Pope Francis opens the Holy Door at the Caritas homeless centre in downton Rome, Italy, December 18, 2015. REUTERS/Max Rossi)

Some Catholics heed Pope Francis’s call to succour refugees, others look away

December 23, 2015
Pope Francis talks during a special audience with members of Italian episcopal conference (CEI) in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile

(Pope Francis talks during a special audience with members of Italian episcopal conference (CEI) in Paul VI hall at the Vatican December 14, 2015. REUTERS/Tony Gentile)