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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI basked in an emotional send-off Wednesday from an estimated 150,000 people at his final general audience in St. Peter's Square, recalling moments of "joy and light" during his papacy and also times of difficulty when "it seemed like the Lord was sleeping."
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has answered some of the outstanding questions about Pope Benedict XVI's future once he's retired, saying he'll be known as "emeritus pope," and continue to wear a white cassock.
Pope Benedict XVI is resigning, and some say his replacement should come from outside Europe.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI put Catholic Church leaders on notice Thursday, saying social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter aren't a virtual world they can ignore, but rather a very real world they must engage if they want to spread the faith to the next generation.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI hit the 1 million Twitter follower mark on Wednesday as he sent his first tweet from his new account, blessing his online fans and urging them to listen to Christ.
The Vatican is criticizing its dedicated female servants when it should be giving them a larger role.
Dressing nuns down in such a public and demeaning way not only adds insult to that injury, but damages the image of the church.
Hollywood starts to explore the other side of the abortion controversy.
U.S. was seen as sympathetic to private anti-communism force.
The Vatican believes that priests who rape little boys are in the same criminal category (under church law) as are Catholic bishops who ordain women as priests.