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Thousands greet pope in Brazil
Faithful gather to mark pontiff's first foreign visit, but riot police disperse hundreds protesting over cost of trip.
Last updated: 23 Jul 2013 10:13 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
Jerusalem's Christians fearful of the future
Fewer than 10,000 Christians remain, saying they suffer from policies meant to boost Jewish identity.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 11:49 GMT
Mexico mechanic gears up to play messiah
Role of Jesus Christ is most prized in world's largest Passion play performed each Easter in Mexico City.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 09:41 GMT
Profile: Pope Francis
An austere Jesuit intellectual who modernised what had been one of the most conservative churches in Latin America.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 22:29 GMT
Putting a pope out to pasture
The Catholic Church cannot survive having more than one person who claims to be and is recognised as the pope.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 16:49 GMT
Couples attend mass wedding in S Korea
First such event organised by Unification Church near Seoul since death of founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon last year.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2013 11:11 GMT
Pope Benedict's resignation statement
Pope Benedict delivered a speech to members of a church council announcing his planned resignation.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 13:00 GMT
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