Pope says women can read at mass, but still cannot be priests

Roman Catholic Church changes its law to formally allow women to serve as readers, altar servers and distributors of communion. In a step towards greater equality for women in the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow

Pope Francis warns of violence in CAR after disputed polls

Pope calls on all sides to reject hatred and hold talks as opposition calls for cancellation of last month’s vote. Pope Francis has urged the people of the Central African Republic to refrain from violence after the deeply troubled country staged disputed

Pope shares worries for Yemen war victims in New Year message

Conflict, which has seen increased violence in recent days, is causing ‘numerous innocent victims’, Christian leader says. Pope Francis reappeared on Friday after chronic sciatic pain forced him to miss the Church’s New Year services, and made no mention of his ailment

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