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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
Indonesian cardinal to miss papal election
Announcement comes as Benedict XVI considers changing rules governing conclave to fast track election of his successor.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2013 10:09 GMT
Pope asks Christians to work towards peace
Holding Mass in Beirut, Benedict urges community not to leave region, despite war and pressure from radical Islamists.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2012 01:38 GMT
Pope holds open-air Mass in Beirut
Thousands participate in ceremony in Lebanese capital, which comes at the end of Benedict's three-day Middle East trip.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2012 07:23 GMT
Pope calls for 'harmony' in Lebanon tour
Benedict XVI urges religious groups to root out fundamentalism and work towards a pluralistic society.
Last updated: 15 Sep 2012 20:39 GMT
Tet Offensive echoes In Afghanistan attacks
The attacks in Afghanistan on April 15 were a faint echo of the Tet Offensive, and the message was strikingly similar.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2012 06:15 GMT
'The Pope will visit Cuba - so what?'
The pope's visit to Cuba comes as its government strengthens diplomatic ties with the Vatican.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 13:43 GMT
Pope calls for protection of Mexican children
Catholic leader condemns cartel-related violence but does not mention pedophilia allegations during his Mexico trip.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2012 02:50 GMT
Mexico prepares to welcome Pope
Catholics await pontiff's arrival on first visit to Hispanic Latin America, but abuse scandal casts shadow over trip.
Last updated: 23 Mar 2012 12:09 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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