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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
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
Speculation swirls over Benedict's successor
Some experts believe the time may have come for Roman Catholic Church to elect its first non-European leader.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2014 22:51 GMT
Amartya Sen: India must focus on its women
Economist discusses country's flawed development model and how it can be improved to lower poverty.
John Paul O'Malley
Last updated: 08 Aug 2013 12:44 GMT
John Paul II to be made saint
Vatican announces both John Paul II and John XXIII will be saints, with canonisation ceremony expected later this year.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2013 13:48 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
The Vatican: A Wholly Roman Empire?
With the Catholic Church at a crossroads, we examine the changes a new Pope from the global South could bring.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 06:16 GMT
Could the next pope come from Latin America?
The selection of a Latin American Pope would be symbolically important and would help rejuvenate a crippled Church.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 13:04 GMT
Papacy of Benedict XVI officially ends
Head of Catholic Church concludes pontificate with departure from Vatican to retreat in Italian town of Castel Gandolfo.
Last updated: 01 Mar 2013 05:35 GMT
Profile: Pope Benedict XVI
Resigning pope is known for his staunch traditionalism and strong defence of Catholic orthodoxy.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2013 19:56 GMT
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In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
In Pictures: Water still a luxury in Ethiopia
While 52 percent of Ethiopia's people have access to improved water, only 10 percent have water piped into their homes.
In Pictures: Floods ravage Pakistan
Al Jazeera visits Multan in Pakistan which has been inundated with floodwaters affecting more than 2.2 million people.
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