Pope Francis  at the Mass in Piana de Sibari in Calabria. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

“The ’Ndrangheta [Calabrian mafia] represents the adoration of evil and total contempt for the common good . . . Those who in their lives have chosen (...)

Pope Francis pictured during the feast-day Mass of Corpus Domini on the plains of the small town of Sibari in Calabria, Italy. Pope Francis concluded his one-day trip to the southern Italian region  with strong words against the Calabrian mafia, calling it ‘adoration of evil and contempt for the common good’. Photograph: Franco Origlia/Getty Images

Pope Francis issued the strongest attack on organised crime groups by a pontiff in two decades yesterday, accusing them of practising the “the adorati(...)

Pope Francis waves during the Angelus prayer in Saint Peter’s square at the Vatican yesterday. Photograph: Alessandro/Reuters

Pope Francis has bitterly denounced the Calabrian Mafia, the ‘Ndrangheta, following the killing of a three-year-old boy caught up in a Mafia “executio(...)

Róisín Adams and her husband invested in two apartments in Calabria, Italy, in 2007. They hoped it would ensure they had the finances to send t(...)