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Conclave chooses new Catholic pope
Crowds at St Peter's Square in Vatican City erupt in cheers at sight of white smoke indicating election of new pontiff.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 18:59 GMT
US archdiocese settles sex abuse claims
Cardinal from Los Angeles accused of helping a confessed paedophile priest agrees to pay nearly $10m to settle cases.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2013 00:35 GMT
Vatican scandals cloud pope's final days
Benedict XVI tells faithful he is not abandoning church by retiring, amid claims of impropriety against UK cardinal.
Last updated: 24 Feb 2013 14:43 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
US Catholics urge cardinal to skip papal vote
Online petition calls on cardinal accused of covering up sexual abuse by priests not to take part in electing new pope.
Last updated: 20 Feb 2013 02:26 GMT
US church releases priest abuse files
Los Angeles church issues thousands of documents related to sex abuse by priests, acknowledging a "shameful" cover-up.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 06:25 GMT
US church to pay sex victims $660m
Cardinal apologises for "terrible sin and crime" and agrees to disclose files on abuse.
Last updated: 16 Jul 2007 00:49 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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