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Makes rare public statement on media speculation following his resignation last year
The former pope attended a cardinal-naming ceremony presided over by his successor
As Pope Benedict XVI steps down today as head of the Roman Catholic Church, a new survey shows that most people across Europe feel that the outgoing pontiff has...
Newly released Vatican documents reveal 400 priests defrocked from 2011-2012
The election of the new pope will have an element that few past conclaves did: the influence of the still-living old pope
For a truly holy meal
Pope Benedict XVI will resign on Febraury 28 at 8pm Rome time. The 85-year old German pontiff made his announcement in Latin to cardinals, who were gathered in...
More speculation on the former Pope's health.
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