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Thieves steal Pope John Paul's blood from Italy church

Thieves broke into a small church in the mountains east of Rome over the weekend and stole a reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul

Thieves broke into a small church in the mountains east of Rome over the weekend and stole a reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul

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Pope Benedict defrocked nearly 400 priests over abuse claims

The Vatican has confirmed that close to 400 priests were defrocked in 2011-2012 by Pope Benedict XVI over claims of child abuse. The statistics

The Vatican has confirmed that close to 400 priests were defrocked in 2011-2012 by Pope Benedict XVI over claims of child abuse. The statistics

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Two Popes meet for Christmas prayers

Pope Francis has paid a Christmas visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict during which they said prayers together before have a private

Pope Francis has paid a Christmas visit to Pope Emeritus Benedict during which they said prayers together before have a private

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Former Pope denies child abuse cover up

Former Pope, Benedict XVI has denied any role in a child abuse cover up as head of the Catholic church. Now known by the title of the Emeritus

Former Pope, Benedict XVI has denied any role in a child abuse cover up as head of the Catholic church. Now known by the title of the Emeritus

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Message from God to resign

“God told me to do it,” former pontiff Benedict XVI is reported to have said in an explaination of the reasons behind his shock departure earlier

“God told me to do it,” former pontiff Benedict XVI is reported to have said in an explaination of the reasons behind his shock departure earlier

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Former pope Benedict moves back into the Vatican

Two months after his resignation Pope Emeritus Benedict is to move back into the Vatican. Benedict whose former name was Joseph Ratzinger has been

Two months after his resignation Pope Emeritus Benedict is to move back into the Vatican. Benedict whose former name was Joseph Ratzinger has been

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Pope meets former pope in historic encounter

A reigning pope and a former pope faced each other for the first time in at least 600 years on Saturday when Pope Francis travelled south of Rome for

A reigning pope and a former pope faced each other for the first time in at least 600 years on Saturday when Pope Francis travelled south of Rome for

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Benedict XVI's troubled relationship with Germany

On February 11, 2013, Benedict XVI caused dismay for many in the church when he announced he was stepping down from the papacy, a job that is

On February 11, 2013, Benedict XVI caused dismay for many in the church when he announced he was stepping down from the papacy, a job that is

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Conclave day 1: No white smoke, no pope

On the first day of the papal conclave thousands of followers watched as the black smoke billowed telling them no decision on a new pope had been

On the first day of the papal conclave thousands of followers watched as the black smoke billowed telling them no decision on a new pope had been

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No Pope for Sunday mass at St. Peter's

March 3 marked an exceptional Sunday at St. Peter’s Square in Rome without a pope to lead the mass. Benedict XVI stepped down on February 28

March 3 marked an exceptional Sunday at St. Peter’s Square in Rome without a pope to lead the mass. Benedict XVI stepped down on February 28

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Don't exaggerate Church problems - senior cardinal

Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have

Sede vacante, vacant seat. No one is sitting on the throne of the Bishop of Rome, lately Pope Benedict XVI, who has retired. His successor will have