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Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

Jul 02, 2014

Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reform

decisions.The bank's current president, Ernst Von Freyberg, was appointed in February 2013 in one of Pope Benedict XVI's final acts in office. He has never
Popes trip to Holy Land ridden with diplomatic sensitivities

May 16, 2014

Popes trip to Holy Land ridden with diplomatic sensitivities

Israeli police and Muslim worshippers.Only three other popes ever visited the Holy Land.Pope Benedict XVI, who was briefly conscripted into the Hitler Youth
Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

Apr 27, 2014

Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popes

. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI.Never before has a reigning and retired
Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to know

Apr 27, 2014

Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to know

Vatican City In a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and John
UN to grill Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

Apr 15, 2014

UN to grill Vatican again on clergy sex abuse

Court to investigate former Pope Benedict XVI and Vatican cardinals for possible crimes against humanity over clergy abuse. The court, based in The Hague
I'm a great admirer of you: Barack Obama tells Pope Francis

Mar 27, 2014

I'm a great admirer of you: Barack Obama tells Pope Francis

.The pope whom Obama will sit with this time is a different pontiff than the last one to host him. Obama visited Pope Benedict XVI in 2009, a cordial meeting
Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Feb 26, 2014

Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as Pope

Vatican City Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone
The internet is a gift from god, says the Pope

Jan 24, 2014

The internet is a gift from god, says the Pope

eternal salvation.Pope Benedict XVI was a strong proponent of engaging in interreligious dialogue, but Francis has offered a softer approach in his sermons
Stop the wars, pope says in New Year appeal

Jan 01, 2014

Stop the wars, pope says in New Year appeal

Benedict XVI, who in February became the first pontiff to resign in 600 years.Francis has appointed a committee of eight cardinals from around the world to
Pope's crackdown on order alarms traditionalists

Dec 15, 2013

Pope's crackdown on order alarms traditionalists

offshoot of the larger Franciscan order of the pope's namesake, St. Francis of Assisi.Then-Pope Benedict XVI launched an investigation into the congregation
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