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Mar 04, 2016
Despite popes' commitment, still much to do to stop paedophile priests: VaticanVatican spokesman Federico Lombardi said "sensationalism" surrounding the Oscar-winning film Spotlight and hearings into an alleged cover-up of abuse by Cardinal George Pell in Rome had given the public the wrong impression.
Jul 02, 2014
Vatican bank shakeup expected as Pope Francis mulls reformIt was this time last year that the top two managers at the Institute for Religious Works were forced out after a Vatican monsignor with millions deposited in the bank was arrested in an alleged money-smuggling plot.
Apr 27, 2014
Pope Francis presides over historic day of four popesPope Francis declared his two predecessors John XXIII and John Paul II saints on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of people in St. Peter's Square, an unprecedented ceremony made even more historic by the presence of retired Pope Benedict XVI.
Apr 27, 2014
Two living popes to honour two dead ones: All you need to knowIn a historic match-up of papacies past and present, Pope Francis and emeritus Pope Benedict XVI will honor Popes John XXIII and John Paul II in the first ever canonization of two popes.
Mar 27, 2014
I'm a great admirer of you: Barack Obama tells Pope Francis"It is a great honor. I'm a great admirer," Obama said. "Thank you so much for receiving me."
Feb 26, 2014
Benedict denies he was pressured to resign as PopeRetired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone.
Mar 23, 2013
For first time in 600 years, Popes meet for lunch: What will they discuss?The Vatican is downplaying the luncheon in keeping with Benedict's desire to remain "hidden from the world."
Mar 11, 2013
Conclave to elect new pope to begin on TuesdayThe conclave date was set on Friday afternoon during a vote by the College of Cardinals. Tuesday will begin with a Mass in the morning in St Peter's Basilica, followed by the first balloting in the afternoon.
Feb 28, 2013
Pope leaves Vatican, says he's a simple pilgrimPope Benedict XVI has greeted the faithful for the last time as pope, telling well-wishers gathered at the Vatican's vacation retreat that he is beginning the final stage of his life as a "simple pilgrim," hours before he becomes the first pontiff in 600 years to resign.
Feb 28, 2013
Images: Thousands bid Pope Benedict farewell at his last general audiencePope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional sendoff on Wednesday at his final general audience in St Peter’s Square, recalling moments of “joy and light” during his papacy. Tens of thousands of people toting banners saying “Grazie!” — “Thank you” — jammed the piazza in Rome to bid him farewell.