Pope Benedict

Two pope trouble: Benedict heads back to the Vatican

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Thu 2 May, AT 14:45

Fears former pope's move back into Vatican could make him 'lightning rod' for Pope Francis' critics

Media savvy Pope Francis is 'Ronald Reagan' of religion

First Post
Tue 19 Mar, AT 11:10

Shy Argentine cardinal emerges as warm, engaging speaker who knows how to use the press

Pope turned to God after snub by sweetheart Amalia Damonte

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Fri 15 Mar, AT 12:38

'He told me he'd become a priest if he couldn't marry me,' claims 76-year-old. 'Luckily I said no'

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Angelo Scola deemed favourite for Pope as cardinals huddle

Tue 12 Mar, AT 16:35
Andrea Vogt

The Archbishop of Milan is the name on many lips - there’s still no clear-cut frontrunner

How they'll pick a new Pope to clean up after Benedict

Mon 4 Mar, AT 15:04

Expect the smoke to come next week: cardinals begin process of choosing Benedict's successor

It was no picnic being the Pope says Benedict, stepping down

One-Minute Read
Wed 27 Feb, AT 13:25

Pontiff reveals he has struggled with 'burden' of role saying 'it seemed like the Lord was sleeping'

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Pope quit after 'gay clergy network discovered in Vatican'

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Fri 22 Feb, AT 09:37

Italian newspaper claims Pope Benedict XVI's resignation is linked to an 'explosive' report