Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters
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September 22, 2018

Benedict XVI defends resignation and title ‘pope emeritus’ in private letters

In newly-surfaced letters from Benedict XVI, the pope emeritus has defended his abdication, and warned that continued anger at his decision risked undermining the papal office. The private correspondence, excerpts…
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May 25, 2017

In Pictures: Pope Francis and President Donald Trump at the Vatican

Below are a Pictorial displays of President Trump's Visit to the Vatican City to meet with Pope Francis. Vatican hopedfor 'serene collaboration with the U.S President Trump and his wife…
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April 21, 2017

Catholic deacon given job of hermit at 350-year-old cliffside retreat

Stan Vanuytrecht beat 50 applicants to win the role and occupy one of the last hermitages in central Europe A Catholic deacon has won a competition to live in one…
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April 18, 2017

Benedict XVI celebrates 90th birthday with beer

Benedict sipped the beer alongside his brother, Mgr Georg Ratzinger, and received a gift basket that included pretzels. The retired pontiff was born on April 16, 1927, in southern Germany.…
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April 13, 2017

A bleeding host in Argentina? Bishop investigates alleged Eucharistic miracle

A bishop in the Argentine province in Santa Fe is investigating a Eucharistic host that appeared to bleed during adoration at a drug rehabilitation home. Bishop Luis Fernandez of the…
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April 7, 2017

Pope Francis will visit a prison on Holy Thursday

This Holy Thursday, Pope Francis will wash the feet of prison inmates and say Mass at their penitentiary. The Pope will visit Paliano prison south of Rome the afternoon of…
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April 4, 2017

Pope Francis creates path for SSPX priests to validly celebrate marriages

On Tuesday Pope Francis approved a way for the Church to recognize marriages celebrated by priests of the Society of St. Pius X, which before now were not considered valid…
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March 23, 2017

Pope Francis prays for victims of deadly London attack

After four people died in an apparent terrorist attack in London yesterday, Pope Francis has voiced his sorrow and solidarity for the victims and their families, entrusting them and the…
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March 23, 2017

Christ's tomb reveals surprise after restoration

The burial tomb of Jesus has been reopened to the public following a lengthy restoration. A Greek team has renovated the Edicule, a small shrine covering the slab of stone…
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March 10, 2017

Pope Francis did not say priests may someday marry: This regard the latest Rumors

News outlets are proclaiming that Pope Francis is about to relax the rules on married priests, possibly opening the door to allowing priests to wed. The only problem with these…
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