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Emanuela Orlandi: could Vatican tomb search solve case?
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Emanuela Orlandi: could Vatican tomb search solve case?

The missing schoolgirl’s family requested the tombs be searched after receiving an anonymous tip-off
3 Jul 2019
How to become a saint
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How to become a saint

English Cardinal John Henry Newman to be canonised in October
2 Jul 2019
Campaign launched to make first English saint in 50 years
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Campaign launched to make first English saint in 50 years

Supporters urge Vatican to open inquiry into the missionary’s ‘miracles’
23 Apr 2018
Pope Francis wants change to Lord’s Prayer
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Pope Francis wants change to Lord’s Prayer

Pontiff says current version is a mistranslation as God does not lead humans to sin
8 Dec 2017
Two pope trouble: Benedict heads back to the Vatican
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Two pope trouble: Benedict heads back to the Vatican

Fears former pope's move back into Vatican could make him 'lightning rod' for Pope Francis' critics
2 May 2013
Media savvy Pope Francis is 'Ronald Reagan' of religion
Pope Francis waves to the crowd from the papamobile during his inauguration mass at St Peter's square on March 19, 2013 at the Vatican. World leaders flew in for Pope Francis's inauguration m
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Media savvy Pope Francis is 'Ronald Reagan' of religion

Shy Argentine cardinal emerges as warm, engaging speaker who knows how to use the press
19 Mar 2013
At last, a Pope from continent where most Catholics live
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At last, a Pope from continent where most Catholics live

Election of Cardinal Bergoglio was a 'jaw-dropping' surprise to many – but it shouldn't have been
14 Mar 2013

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

Pontiff reveals he has struggled with 'burden' of role saying 'it seemed like the Lord was sleeping'
27 Feb 2013
POPE: Did gay clergy claim led to resignation?
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POPE: Did gay clergy claim led to resignation?

Italian newspaper claims Pope Benedict XVI's resignation is linked to an 'explosive' report
22 Feb 2013
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