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
These are momentous days for the Vatican as the Catholic community rallies round the pope. The church is now leaderless, but primed for renewal
Pope Benedict the XVI has made history by being the first Pontiff to resign in over six hundred years.
The question now is whether his successor
Pope Benedict XVI led the Catholic Church for eight years. What did he do? What has he left for the next pope to do?
His peers elected a
Pope Benedict XVI will wield considerable influence inside the Vatican after stepping down, according to leading Swiss theologian Professor Hans
Euronews correspondent Manuela Scarpellini looks at the prospect for change in the Vatican following the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
Pope Benedict XVI is retiring from the leadership of the Catholic Church. Long ago popes took refuge in the Castel Sant’Angelo when they were under
Joaquin Navarro-Valls was the Director of the Vatican’s press office for more than 20 years, stepping down in 2006.
His role as gave him perhaps
What Benedict XVI will leave to posterity and how he will be seen to have contributed to the Roman Catholic Church are questions being posed after
He took over at the head of the Church replacing a globe-trotting Pope who defended traditional values. Elected in 2005, Pope Benedict XVI worked as
Euronews learned more about the Pope’s decision to step down from Father Federico Lombardi, a spokesman for the Holy See and director of Vatican
Vatican analyst Angela Ambrogetti has published many articles about the Holy See and the various popes. Euronews asked for her assessment of Benedict
Pope Benedict XVI is on a challenging visit to Cuba. The one-party island is one of the last bastions of Communism. Havana kept it officially atheist
euronews has been given an exclusive interview in the Palazzo Apostolico, the administrative heart of the Vatican. It is here that the Roman Catholic