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In the battle of papal politics, Pope Francis will triumph
No seismic shift yet in the Catholic Church but when it comes, expect a tsunami of change.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2014 08:26 GMT
Pope Francis meets abuse victims at Vatican
Critics say the meeting is exploiting victims and call on Catholic leaders to make details of abuse probes public.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2014 09:01 GMT
Pope Francis urges interfaith dialogue
The Pope brings interfaith dialogue to a region plagued by atrocities committed along religious lines.
Last updated: 24 May 2014 08:37 GMT
Venezuela rivals plan talks to end crisis
Proposed dialogue between government and opposition aims to end two months of violent protests.
Last updated: 10 Apr 2014 12:10 GMT
Vatican takes the Lord's name in vain
Thousands of official papal medals withdrawn after Church discovers that Jesus' name was misspelled in Latin.
Last updated: 12 Oct 2013 04:01 GMT
Roundup Ready religion: The Vatican and GMOs
Pressure has been mounting on to Vatican to come out in support of GMOs.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2013 15:09 GMT
Vatican brushes up on contemporary art
The Holy See is making its first foray into the world of modern art by hosting a pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 12:33 GMT
Pope Francis and predecessor pray together
Newly elected pope tells former pope Benedict XVI "We are brothers", in first such meeting in at least 600 years.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2013 18:59 GMT
Conclave chooses new Catholic pope
Crowds at St Peter's Square in Vatican City erupt in cheers at sight of white smoke indicating election of new pontiff.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 18:59 GMT
Vatican sets date for pope election conclave
Cardinals will on Tuesday submit first round of balloting in secret process meant to choose successor to Benedict XVI.
Last updated: 09 Mar 2013 23:51 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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