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Pope Francis defends 'slum priests'
On his first anniversary, the pope denies that his advocacy for the poor in Argentina reflects a more leftist church.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 13:05 GMT
In the name of Francis: A chance and a challenge
What a medieval saint could teach a modern pope.
Last updated: 26 Oct 2013 17:39 GMT
Vatican brushes up on contemporary art
The Holy See is making its first foray into the world of modern art by hosting a pavilion at the Venice Biennale.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2013 12:33 GMT
Pope Francis condemns global 'cult of money'
Catholic leader urges world leaders to do more to help the poor as secretive Vatican Bank plans to boost transparency.
Last updated: 16 May 2013 17:58 GMT
Pope urges church to reach out to needy
Francis's call comes as he washes feet of young offenders at Rome prison in a Holy Thursday ritual.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2013 17:17 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
'News from the South': Bergoglio, Chavez and the sound of silence
The media depictions of the death of the "vocal" Chavez and the rise of the "quiet" Bergoglio are telling.
Lisa Ubelaker Andrade
Last updated: 19 Mar 2013 11:58 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 begins tenure with warning
First Latin American pontiff warns that troubled Church could "end up a compassionate NGO" unless it undergoes renewal.
Last updated: 15 Mar 2013 01:57 GMT
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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