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'Put mercy before judgement': Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', launches Catholic Jubilee

Updated : Dec 08, 2015

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Category : World

'Put mercy before judgement': Pope Francis opens 'Holy Door', launches Catholic Jubilee

Pope Francis on Tuesday launched an extraordinary Catholic Jubilee year of mercy by opening a "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's, embracing a 700-year-old tradition as he urged his Church to reach out to the modern world. #NewsTracker #Vatican City #Mercy #Joseph Ratzinger #Benedict XVI #Holy See #Pope Francis #John Paul II #Catholic Jubilee
Images: Pope Benedict XVI during eight-year-long papacy

Updated : Feb 12, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Images: Pope Benedict XVI during eight-year-long papacy

Pope Benedict said in a historic announcement he no longer had the mental and physical strength to run the Roman Catholic Church and would become the first pontiff in more than 600 years to resign. #ImagesOfTheDay #Pope Benedict XVI #Catholic Church #Joseph Ratzinger
Pope Benedict XVI to resign with effect from 28 Feb

Updated : Feb 11, 2013

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Category : World

Pope Benedict XVI to resign with effect from 28 Feb

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday he would resign 28 February, the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March. #NewsTracker #Pope Benedict XVI #Roman Catholic Church #Joseph Ratzinger