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Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
Do we have the right attitude towards places of worship?
Last updated: 30 Oct 2014 10:52 GMT
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 leaves Holy Land with call for peace
Pope Francis calls on monotheistic faiths not to "abuse the name God through violence" during visit to Jerusalem.
Last updated: 26 May 2014 18:32 GMT
Pope continues Holy Land tour in Jerusalem
Pope Francis tours Muslim and Jewish sites, and tells "all communities who look to Abraham" to shun violence.
Last updated: 26 May 2014 15:53 GMT
Thousands attend dual canonisation at Vatican
Hundreds of thousands of Catholics witness ceremony conferring sainthoods on former popes John Paul II and John XXIII.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 15:48 GMT
Washington and Havana: Closer, but no cigar
US finds itself increasingly isolated in the region when it comes to Cuba.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 12:20 GMT
Canonising Pope John Paul II: 'We can all be saints'
The late pontiff was adored by millions, and his sanctity and holiness have never been in doubt among Catholics.
Last updated: 27 Apr 2014 10:09 GMT
Ex-pope 'defrocked hundreds' for sex abuse
Vatican document shows removal of nearly 400 priests - twice as many as in two years preceding 2010.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 03:53 GMT
Pope denounces abortion as horrific
Facing criticism from church for failing to speak out on abortion, Pope Francis issues strongest condemnation yet.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2014 07:33 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
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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