Pope's busy year as Catholic leader

Pope Francis to mark first Christmas as Pontiff after a year that rejuvenated Roman Catholic Church.

    Pope Francis is preparing to celebrate his first Christmas as head of the Roman Catholic Church.

    He has consistently shunned a lavish lifestyle and vowed to bring the people back to their faith.

    Al Jazeera's Claudio Lavanga reports from Rome, looking back at the outspoken Pontiff's year.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.