Pope Benedict

Peter Turkson not shy about his wish to become first black Pope

First Reaction
Wed 13 Feb, AT 14:43

He's the bookies' favourite to replace Pope Benedict but his conservative views won't please the Left

The five men who are tipped to become the next Pope

Tue 12 Feb, AT 10:54

Pope Benedict says he won't interfere in the choice of his successor after announcing he is to step down

Pope Benedict XVI

Pope's decision to quit is act of brave 'self-sacrifice'

First Reaction
Mon 11 Feb, AT 14:40

The man dubbed 'God’s Rottweiler' bows out at 85, sending shock waves through the Catholic faith

Pope takes to Twitter, but the Papal account won't be banal

One-Minute Read
Mon 3 Dec, AT 12:32

Catholic Church leader has opened a Twitter account, but he won't be firing off messages from his Blackberry

Crispin Black

And behold, Christianity is a lot tougher than it looks

Thu 22 Nov, AT 10:36
Crispin Black

Not everyone is crying about the Synod's No vote on women bishops. Crispin Black, for one

Rihanna tweets good luck to Chris Brown before court hearing

The Tabloids
Tue 25 Sep, AT 13:36

Tabloid tales: Rihanna tells Brown 'I'm praying for you', Gaga slams Pope, Victoria's Secret's racist underwear

'Ignorant' new Archbishop upsets family of dead gay MP

One-Minute Read
Wed 25 Jul, AT 14:39

Archbishop Philip Tartaglia's comments about the late David Cairns have 'added to family grief'