Pope John Paul II

Pope Francis clears way for Pope John Paul II sainthood

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Fri 5 Jul, AT 14:31

New pope flexes muscles by allowing canonisation of former pontiffs, without 'two miracle' confirmation

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

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Tue 19 Mar, AT 11:10

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

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At last, a Pope from continent where most Catholics live

Thu 14 Mar, AT 09:23

Election of Cardinal Bergoglio was a 'jaw-dropping' surprise to many – but it shouldn't have been

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