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  • Pope Benedict ‘defrocked’ nearly 400 priests for child sex abuse in 2 years
    Pope Benedict ‘defrocked’ nearly 400 priests for child sex abuse in 2 years
    Pope Benedict XVI defrocked nearly 400 priests for raping and molesting children in his final two years before stepping down as the head of the Catholic Church in 2013, documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal.
    Jan 18, 2014 10:41
  • Pope Benedict XVI to resign, first pontiff to quit since Middle Ages
    Pope Benedict XVI to resign, first pontiff to quit since Middle Ages
    Pope Benedict XVI is to resign for reasons relating to his health, according to a Vatican spokesperson. He's the first head of the Catholic Church to quit the highest post since the Middle Ages.
    Feb 11, 2013 11:02
  • Pope to launch Twitter account, Q&A planned
    Pope to launch Twitter account, Q&A planned
    Pope Benedict XVI is to begin tweeting in eight languages from his personal account @Pontifex on the social network. The first tweets are due to appear on December 12, AP reported.
    Dec 3, 2012 12:42
  • Vatican asking: Why the Pope, why now?
    Vatican asking: Why the Pope, why now?
    The Holy See, reeling from media reports that say Pope Benedict XVI failed to prevent child abuse incidences when he was a Cardinal, is looking at conspiracy theories to explain events.
    Apr 13, 2010 13:32
  • Will Jewish community grant Benediction to the Pope?
    A sacred controversy is brewing as Pope Benedict XVI has arrived in Israel on Monday, May 11. His first day's itinerary includes a visit to the national Holocaust museum in Jerusalem.
    May 11, 2009 22:33
  • Pope embroiled in Holocaust row
    Pope embroiled in Holocaust row
    Pope Benedict XVI’s rehabilitation of a Holocaust-denying bishop is continuing to cause ripples in Europe and beyond. It is now being suggested by some that the Pope may share the views of Richard Williamson.
    Feb 3, 2009 17:35
  • Bush meets Pope Benedict
    Bush meets Pope Benedict
    The U.S. President George W. Bush has met Pope Benedict XVI for the first time during his visit to the Vatican. The President arrived in Rome with his wife Laura on Friday.
    Jun 9, 2007 17:29
  • Pope Benedict XVI canonizes first Brazilian saint
    Pope Benedict XVI canonizes first Brazilian saint
    In Brazil, up to one million people have gathered to see Pope Benedict XVI canonize the country's first home-grown saint. The canonization Mass was held on the Campo de Marte military airfield on the edge of Sao Paulo.
    May 11, 2007 20:53
  • Pope Benedict XVI in Latin America
    Pope Benedict XVI in Latin America
    Pope Benedict XVI has arrived in Sao Paulo for a five-day visit. He will hold a series of open-air Masses before taking part in the conference of Latin American bishops.
    May 10, 2007 06:09