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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals elected a new pope to lead the world's 1.2 billion Catholics on Wednesday, overcoming deep divisions to select the 266th pontiff in a remarkably fast conclave. Tens of thousands of people who braved cold rain to watch...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Cardinals remained divided over who should be pope on Wednesday after three rounds of voting, an indication of disagreements about the direction of the Catholic church following the upheaval unleashed by Pope Benedict XVI's...
Starting on Tuesday, cardinals will be locked inside the Sistine Chapel until they elect a new pope. But, what exactly happens inside a conclave? It's a process we don't get to see, because the conclave is confidential. The Vatican is so strict they...
Tags: Voting, Elections, Rome (Italy), Politics
SOUTH BEND — Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Catholic archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, will be the principal speaker and recipient of an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s commencement...
Because of the plummeting number of European Catholics and rising number of African Catholics, a University of Notre Dame political scientist says an African pope would best reflect the reality of current Church demographics. “In the eight years...
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. In perhaps the most drawn out Twitter...
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VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is digging in after gay marriage initiatives scored big wins this week in the U.S. and Europe, vowing to never stop insisting that marriage can only be between a man and a woman. In a front-page article in Saturday's...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — On Thursday Pope Benedict XVI transferred a high-ranking Holy See official to Indianapolis for ruffling feathers at the Vatican by openly seeking to mend its frayed ties with U.S. nuns. Archbishop Joseph Tobin, an American...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI, carrying a tall, lit candle, ushered in Christianity's most joyous celebration with an Easter vigil service Saturday night, but voiced fears that mankind is groping in darkness, unable to distinguish good...
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the U.N. AIDS agency says Pope Benedict XVI's comments about the use of condoms in preventing HIV transmission had opened new prospects for dialogue with the U.N. about the best ways to fight AIDS. Dr. Michel Sidibe,...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, AIDS, Vatican City, HIV, Health
BERLIN (AP) — In a rare move that needed the pope's approval, a Lutheran convert is being ordained as a Catholic priest in Germany and is being allowed to remain married to his wife — who has already become a nun. The Cologne archdiocese...
Tags: Roman Catholicism, Germany, The Pope, Christianity, Vatican City
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI has assured victims of the Missouri tornado that he is close to them in prayer and is asking God for hope for the homeless and injured. Benedict expressed his concern by telegram Wednesday. He says he is...
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