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Philippine court upholds birth control law
Supreme Court strikes down legal challenge by church groups against law providing free contraception to poor Filipinos.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2014 10:34 GMT
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
Argentina's youths gear up to see pope
Youth from poor neighbourhood set to join thousands of young Roman Catholics in Brazil for papal visit.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2013 09:55 GMT
What kind of pope do Roman Catholics need?
Selection of the next Pope will factor in a host of complicated variables as wings of the Church compete for ascendancy.
Cristina LH Traina
Last updated: 13 Feb 2013 11:56 GMT
Who will win the battle over birth control?
A controversial new law pits the Philippines government against the country's predominant and powerful Catholic lobby.
Last updated: 24 Jan 2013 12:45 GMT
Pope starts tweeting to followers
Pope Benedict sends his first Twitter message using the handle @pontifex as his personal account.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 13:07 GMT
US Catholic official guilty of abuse cover-up
Monsignor William Lynn becomes highest ranking US church official to be convicted for covering up child sex allegations.
Last updated: 23 Jun 2012 01:59 GMT
Argentina allows abortion for rape victims
High court unanimously approves procedure for victims of rape, leading to controversy in majority Roman Catholic nation.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2012 15:30 GMT
Pope calls for peace in Middle East
In Christmas message, Benedict XVI says Syrian violence must end and Israel-Palestine peace talks should resume.
Last updated: 25 Dec 2011 18:32 GMT
Pakistan's latest church is its largest
St. Peter's in Karachi has become a symbol of resilience over state discrimination and extremist violence.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2011 13:44 GMT
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