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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
Pope urges action against child sex abuse
Pontiff says credibility of church is on the line and calls for "stepped-up measures to protect minors".
Last updated: 05 Apr 2013 23:43 GMT
Pope calls for peace in Easter speech
Newly elected pontiff presides over mass at St Peter's Square marking holiest day in Christian calendar.
Last updated: 31 Mar 2013 17:57 GMT
Shroud of Turin makes first TV appearance
Famous religious relic's display during television broadcast described by Vatican as Pope Benedict's parting gift.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 19:26 GMT
Pope Francis to celebrate first Easter vigil
Newly elected pontiff to preside over a mass at St Peter's and baptise four converts after praying for Middle East.
Last updated: 30 Mar 2013 09:20 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
Crowds celebrate Pope Francis inauguration
Heads of state and hundreds of thousands of worshippers gather in St Peter's Square to celebrate pope's first mass.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 21:47 GMT
Thousands greet pope for first Angelus prayer
Francis appears before 150,000 pilgrims in St Peter's Square then plunges into the crowd to shake hands with faithful.
Last updated: 17 Mar 2013 22:58 GMT
Vatican rejects Dirty War claims against pope
Charge that Francis failed to condemn Argentina's Dirty War-era abuses described as aimed at discrediting the Church.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2013 21:14 GMT
Pope Francis embarks on historic papacy
Selection of Latin American to lead world's Catholics is described as "geographic and cultural upheaval" for Vatican.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2013 19:05 GMT
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