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Former pope denies covering up sexual abuse
Benedict denies cover up in what is believed to be first statement directly responding to sexual abuse accusations.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 19:31 GMT
Pope Francis appoints new secretary of state
Archbishop Pietro Parolin's appointment as "deputy pope" ends era of a cleric widely associated with Vatileaks scandals.
Last updated: 01 Sep 2013 02:19 GMT
Pope sends strong message on illegal drugs
Pontiff says proposed decriminalisation of drugs will do nothing to tackle the scourge of addiction.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 02:47 GMT
Pope boosts Vatican laws against child abuse
Pope Francis increases criminal liability for clergy and lay people working in the city state.
Last updated: 11 Jul 2013 13:15 GMT
Shot, hunted, jailed: One journalist's ordeal
Palestinian filmmaker Mohammad al-Azzeh is set to face an Israeli court after being shot in the cheek.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2013 20:53 GMT
John Paul II close to sainthood
The Catholic Church is on the verge of declaring late Pope John Paul II a saint.
Last updated: 03 Jul 2013 00:58 GMT
Pope Francis condemns global 'cult of money'
Catholic leader urges world leaders to do more to help the poor as secretive Vatican Bank plans to boost transparency.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 17:58 GMT
Francis canonises first saints of his papacy
Sainthood bestowed on first Colombian, second female Mexican and 800 Italians who refused to convert to Islam in 1480.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 17:05 GMT
New committee to advise Pope on reforms
Eight cardinals from across the globe to advise Pope Francis on how to reform church's troubled central administration.
Last updated: 13 Apr 2013 12:02 GMT
Austrian church eyes funds from its flock
Faced with falling membership, the Catholic Church is taking more aggressive measures to collect fees from the faithful.
Last updated: 07 Apr 2013 10:53 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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