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  1. News - World - RELIGION

    Two popes canonised at single Vatican ceremony attended by Pope Francis and predecessor Benedict

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Vatican City Francis and Benedict attend ceremony to make John XXIII and John Paul II saints, the first time two ex-pontiffs are canonised at the same time 'Four-pope ... by former pope Benedict, who last year became the first pontiff in six centuries to step down. Never before have a reigning pope and a retired pope celebrated mass together in public, much less ...

  2. News - World

    Pope Francis issues 1st encyclical, meditation on faith written with Benedict XVI

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 06:01pm by AP

    ... VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis issues 1st encyclical, meditation on faith written with Benedict XVI. ...

  3. News - World - POPE FRANCIS

    Pope prepares to meet Benedict XVI

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 07:22pm by Agence France-Presse at the Vatican City, Rome

    ... Agence France-Presse at the Vatican City, Rome Pope Francis prepared to go face to face with his predecessor Benedict XVI on Saturday in a historic meeting between two men with very ... America’s first pontiff embarks on a papacy fraught with challenges that sometimes overshadowed Benedict’s reign. Benedict has been staying at the lakeside estate since he became the first pope ...

  4. News - World - RELIGION

    Former Pope Benedict denies he was under pressure to resign

    Posted Feb 26th 2014, 04:18pm by Associated Press at the Vatican

    ... Associated Press at the Vatican With speculation rife in the Italian press over the reasons for his resignation, Benedict insists the decision was his alone Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, who retired on February 28, 2013, has denied speculation that he was put under pressure to resign, saying his decision was freely made and his alone. Benedict wrote to the Vatican correspondent for La ...

  5. News - World - VATICAN

    Pope Benedict defrocked 400 priests over child abuse in 2 years

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 05:41pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Rome Benedict defrocked hundreds for sex abuse In his last two years as pope, Benedict defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children, more than twice ... ambassador in Geneva, on Thursday told the UN human rights committee 418 new cases of child sex abuse were reported to the Vatican in 2012. Before becoming pope, then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger took ...

  6. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Benedict to become ‘pope emeritus’

    Posted Feb 26th 2013, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vatican City Pope Benedict XVI will have the official title of “pope emeritus” and continue wearing the papal white cassock after he resigns on Thursday – the first ... that a series of meetings of cardinals to settle on a date for the start of a conclave to elect Benedict’s successor could start on Monday. Lombardi said the pope had already sorted through official ...

  7. News - World - RELIGION

    Atheist's challenge prompts Benedict XVI to break self-imposed silence

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Vatican City Atheist impels ex-pope to speak Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI has emerged from his self-imposed silence inside the Vatican walls to publish a lengthy letter ... of the letter were published on Tuesday by La Repubblica , the same newspaper which just two weeks ago published a similar letter from Pope Francis to its own atheist publisher. Benedict wrote ...

  8. News - World - PAPAL ELECTION

    Pope Benedict is gone but not forgotten

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vatican City Retiring pope has power to influence decision of the cardinals, and the reign of his successor Benedict is gone but not forgotten Pope Benedict is gone ... by Benedict or his predecessor and ideological soulmate Pope John Paul II. Indeed all three cardinals considered frontrunners to succeed Benedict - Italy's Angelo Scola, Canada's Marc ...

  9. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope meets with Benedict in historic lunch

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... yesterday for an unprecedented encounter with "pope emeritus" Benedict - the first time a pontiff has met his predecessor. The talks in the town of Castel Gandolfo round off a historic few weeks for the Roman Catholic Church after Benedict became the first pope to resign in 600 years and only the second to do so by choice in 2,000 years. The last pope to resign - Celestine ...

  10. News - World - CATHOLIC CHURCH

    Pope Benedict vows not to abandon Church in last Sunday prayer

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Rome The outgoing pontiff assures 100,000 of his followers he will not abandon the church Pope Benedict delivers final Sunday prayer Pope Benedict delivered ... for his blessing," said Joao-Paulo, a 26-year-old trainee priest from Brazil who came with fellow seminarians. Benedict will be only the second pope to resign of his own free ...




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