Pope Benedict

Assassination plot feared after cardinal warns: 'Pope will die'

One-Minute Read
Fri 10 Feb, AT 14:35

Predictions of Benedict's death lead to delivery of secret letter to Vatican, written in German

Benetton forced to pull poster of Pope kissing an imam

One-Minute Read
Thu 17 Nov, AT 12:32

Vatican is outraged by latest ad campaign for controversial Italian fashion brand

Susan Sarandon attacked for ‘Nazi’ Pope quip

First Post
Thu 20 Oct, AT 16:11

Catholics and Jews unite against actress for ‘hateful’ remark about Benedict

Troy Davis

Despite worldwide calls, Troy Davis faces execution

Wed 21 Sep, AT 16:02

Calls from the Pope, Jimmy Carter and many others fail, despite witnesses recanting their original testimony

Pope Benedict XVI and Carla Bruni

Why did the Pope ban Bruni from the Vatican?

Fri 15 Oct, AT 09:17

French media claim the president’s wife is ‘not welcome’ at the Vatican

vatican, rome

Vatican bank ‘investigated over money laundering’

Wed 22 Sep, AT 13:19

Business Digest: Inquiry launched after two suspicious transactions were reported

Boris Johnson and the Pope

Boris’s big dilemma: should Pope pay c-charge?

Mon 20 Sep, AT 14:13

And should he have spoken to Benedict in Latin? Boris Johnson relives the weighty issues of the papal visit

Dawkins fry disco

Public figures hit out at Pope's state visit

Wed 15 Sep, AT 14:23

Fry, Dawkins and Pullman among more than 50 people to oppose visit in letter to Guardian