Pope reaffirms Church's stance on abortion but says, 'There is no sin that God's mercy cannot reach and wipe away when it finds a repentant heart.'
Catholic priests have been indicted for alleged murder during the genocide of 1994.
Pope notes 'how quickly those among us with the status of a stranger, an immigrant or a refugee become a threat, take on the status of an enemy.'
Francis urges respect for gays and transsexuals but says normalizing gender theory with young people is 'ideological colonization.'
Scores of anti-Kabila protesters were killed in recent clashes with security forces.
The pontiff urged journalists not to stoke fear.
'Mercy was the salt which gave flavor to her work, it was the light which shone in the darkness of the many who no longer had tears to shed for their poverty and suffering,' pope says.
Death toll stands at 290 people with 10 still missing in Amatrice five days after an earthquake struck central Italy.
"Looking upon that cruelty, in that concentration camp, I thought immediately of the cruelties of today," he said after last week's visit.
"If I speak of Islamic violence, I also have to speak of Catholic violence," said Francis.
Pope Francis became the third pontiff to visit the Nazi death camp where over one million were killed.
After serving 33 months in jail and 15 months under house arrest, the 65-year-old monsignor is free.
The pontiff did not name any countries.
The pope angered Turkey by using the same term in a statement earlier this year.
Church conservatives blast Francis as 'irresponsible' for comments on the 'crisis of marriage.'
Pope Francis' affection for beauty vloggers and author Lindy West's memoir are among the five things we loved this week.
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests skeptical of Pope Francis' decree.
The pope hinted he is a fan of beauty and fashion vlogs which impart advice to young fans.
Duterte referred to the pope as the "son of a whore" before being elected as the Philippines' new president.
"Duterte Harry" has vowed to kill thousands of criminals and feed them to the fishes.
Italian public shocked at the horrifying details of a girl's death in 2014.