Pope Francis


Pope mania hits Mexico

The first Latin American pontiff, will visit the extremes of Mexico, north to south, and reflect on migration and the country's problem with cartel-fueled violence.


The Pope goes to Kenya

Pope Francis is in Nairobi, Kenya, at the start of his first official trip to Africa. He told a gathering of religious leaders in Kenya that dialogue between different faiths is challenging, but essential. BBC East Africa correspondent Ann Soy is following the pope's Africa visit.


A short story about the long history of the Popemobile

The pope turned up at the White House Wednesday, not in the usual elaborate Popemobile, but in a more humble FIAT 500L, on loan from the Vatican's Apostolic Nunciature in the US. The new Popemobile, a white Jeep wrangler, was wheeled out later. So how has the the Popemobile evolved over time?