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Succeeding Benedict XVI: How the new pope will be elected

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI will set in motion preparations to elect a new pope. Pope Benedict XVI, who decided to step down citing failing health, will on Thursday become the first pope......

10 interesting facts about the Vatican and papacy

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI -- the first pontiff to resign since the Middle Ages -- and the run up to the election of a new pope has once again brought the spotlight on the Vatican and the......

Photos: Inside Pope Benedict's GRAND retirement home

Pope Benedict XVI stepped down on Tuesday and as he left the papacy, he has begun his retirement in familiar surroundings -- the papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, at least for the next two......

PHOTOS: Benedict XVI's papacy ends, leaves Vatican

Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday left the Vatican for the last time as pontiff and flew by helicopter to the Vatican's vacation retreat Castel Gandolfo, a hilltop town southeast of the city.......

Pope Benedict's Final Farewell

A general view of a packed Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican, where Pope Benedict XVI held his last general audience on Wednesday. The weekly event, which would normally be held in a vast......

The Pope gets an iPod

A group of Vatican Radio employees gave Pope Benedict XVI an iPod nano loaded with special Vatican Radio programming and classical music. Now that Vatican Radio offers podcasts in eight different......

FAO seeks political will to eradicate hunger

The UN food agency has sought a  political and financial push to boost sustainable agriculture in poor countries and double global food production, saying that such a move would forge a world of......

The Pope to watch Pankaj Kapur-starrer Dharam!

It's decidedly a first at the Vatican. On Tuesday, May 22, Pope Benedict XV1 will be watching a Bollywood film, and that too a film that espouses the teachings of Hinduism and propagates the......

Oscars 2015: Eddie Redmayne, Jullianne Moore win

The 87th Annual Academy Awards have been announced. A quick glance at the winners, listed in bold: BEST PICTURE American Sniper  Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) Boyhood The......

Birdman, Boyhood, American Sniper sweep Oscar 2015 nominations

The 87th Annual Academy awards nominations were announced by directors JJ Abrams and Alfonso Cuarón as well as Chris Pine and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, at the......

Game Of Thrones, Horror Story lead Emmy 2013 nominations

Nominations for the 65th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, to be held on September 22 in Los Angeles and hosted by How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris, have been announced. Hit horror TV......

Bollywood wishes Lata Mangeshkar

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Bollywood stars took to Twitter to wish Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 83 today.Asha Bhosle shared a picture of them together and......

Pope hails Iraq's soccer triumph

Pope Benedict said Iraq's celebration of its Asian Cup soccer victory was a sign of a people yearning for peace, and expressed hope on Wednesday the event would help pave the way to an end of......

'Pope to watch 2006 World Cup'

Pope Benedict will watch the most important matches of next year's World Cup and believes Germany has a strong side, World Cup chief Franz Beckenbauer said after meeting the Pontiff on......

Mancini not looking at the table for another month

ManchesterCity manager Roberto Mancini understands better than most the cliches about title races not being over until the final minute of the season and is therefore refusing to look at the......

Phelps reels in Cavic to stay butterfly king

Michael Phelps used his powerful shoulders to perfection to overhaul big rival Milorad Cavic and steal back his 100 metres butterfly world record in an enthralling final at the world championships......

Pele and Cruz send Inter to Italian Cup final

Inter Milan reached their fourth consecutive Italian Cup final after second-half goals from Pele and Julio Cruz sealed a 2-0 win at Lazio on Wednesday. The Serie A leaders will go in search of a......
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Flowing in and out of the formal

Three solo shows challenge the traditional and conventional spaces inhabited by art A curatorial proposition brings three artists together in a... ...
The Pope just opened his summer retreat to the public; here's what all you can see there

While the entire estate is now open, the main draw is the pope's bedroom, one of the 20 marble-floored rooms in the private apartments overlooking... ...
Papal summer residence, shunned by Pope Francis, opened to public

It may come as a surprise to most people, but about 40 children were born in the bedroom of the pope at the pontifical summer residence south of... ...
New 'bishops' in China a problem for the Vatican

Father Dong Guanhua, self-made Bishop of Zhengding, celebrates a Mass in northern Hebei province in this image taken on an unknown date in 2016.... ...
Bishop Victor Lyngdoh of Nongstoin transferred to Jowai Diocese

Shillong: Pope Francis on Oct 15 appointed a bishop to the Diocese of Jowai in Meghalaya state. Since 2014, retired Archbishop Thomas... ...

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