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Pope Francis has once again made politics personal, tapping his own private secretary to be the No 2 in the Vatican`s new economy secretariat.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 26, 2014, 17:26
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has denied speculation that he was pressured to leave office, saying his decision was freely made and his alone.
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Pope Francis on Sunday gave his new cardinals what amounted to a code of conduct : "no intrigue, gossip, power pacts, favoritism."
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Vatican City news — Retired Pope Benedict XVI is marking a milestone of sorts.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 20:53
Pope Francis welcomed news today that his Twitter account @pontifex had attracted more than 10 million followers.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 19:45
Pope Francis welcomed news on Sunday that his Twitter account @pontifex had attracted more than 10 million followers.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 13:26
Late Pope John Paul II has been confirmed to be steps away from `sainthood` after his second miracle for a Costa Rican woman who was suffering from severe brain injury was approved by commission of theologians.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 20:42
A Latin American group which quoted the pope saying that there is a "gay lobby" in the Vatican confirmed the contents of the pontiff`s speech.
Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013, 15:21
Pope Emeritus Benedict’s deteriorating health has alarmed Archbishop of Cologne Joachim Meisner.
Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 08:14
Pope Francis told priests to practice what they preach, saying the church`s credibility was on the line.
Last Updated: Saturday, April 13, 2013, 16:10
Pope Francis set up a group of eight cardinals from every continent to advise him about governing the church and study administrative reforms, the Vatican said.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 28, 2013, 09:05
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was elected the 266th pope by the conclave of cardinals on March 13.
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