A file photo of the ensemble of the bishop’s residence in Limburg  earlier this month. Photograph: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters

Pope Francis has suspended an embattled German bishop from his diocese, where he is under fire after spending €31 million on a new residence.After a 2(...)

Riot police fire rubber bullets at demonstrators during clashes near Guanabara Palace where Pope Francis met President Dilma Rousseff in Rio de Janeiro, on Monday. Photograph: Pilar Olivares/Reuters

TOM HENNIGANEcstatic crowds have greeted Pope Francis in Rio de Janeiro on his first return to his home continent since becoming head of the Catholic (...)