He also offered some advice on how to break the habit "so you will not have temptation in hand."
Footage of the Pope refusing worshippers a chance to kiss his papal ring went viral this week. We take a look at the significance of the ring and why his holiness would whip his hand away so mercilessly.
Pakistani authorities reported the casualties since the monsoon season began earlier than normal this year, destroying nearly 300,000 homes.
“It’s not strange. It’s not a catastrophe. You can change the pope."
Canada tried to assimilate native children by forcing them to attend state-funded Christian schools that were rampant with physical and sexual abuse.
Pope Francis has landed in Canada, beginning a historic visit to apologize to Indigenous peoples for abuses by missionaries at residential schools.
This isn’t the first time the Bishop of Rome has compared the medical procedure to employing a professional assassin.
"Being for life always means defending it against the threat of firearms, a leading cause of death of children in the U.S.," chided a Vatican spokesperson.
In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis made some noteworthy comments about the Catholic church and same-sex civil unions.
Recent decisions and increased mobility issues are fueling rumors that he might be planning to step down.