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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......

Cars of the kings

It is good to be the president. It's better to be the king. But it's best to be the Pope. And that's not just because figureheads live in the power and the light, juggling fame and glory. No, the......

Nandan Nilekani, Vikram Akula in Time list

Infosys president Nandan Nilekani and New York-based NRI entrepreneur Vikram Akula have figured in Time magazine's list of 100 most influential people who shaped the world.The list also included......

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......

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......

Vatican absolves Fab Four...finally!

Less than 50 years ago, in 1966, John Lennon outraged Catholics the world over for predicting the end of Christianity and saying that his group, The Beatles, were "more popular than Jesus". While......

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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Q. Why did pope Benedict VI , resign?
Raju:  A.  more

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Q. Who is known as the first pope of Vatican City(A) Pope Benedict XV(B) Clement XIII(C) Pope Pius XI(D) Benedict XIII
Nauty:  A. as long as I can find he was thrown out of his popehood. more

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Q. Is Pope Benedict who resigned recently still maintaining his status quo disproving many reports? Your views?
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Q. Pope Francis will be installed today. Any news about Pope Benedict who resigned?
Good Citizen:  A. i dont think so more

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Improving dialogue with Muslims a key focus of pope's Turkey trip

Pope Francis greets pilgrims during a weekly general audience last month at the Vatican. Turkey: Pope Francis will wade into a complex mix of... ...

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Pope`s `pain` as second man accuses Spanish priests of abuse

A second man has filed a complaint accusing a group of Catholic priests in Spain of sexual abuse in a case Pope Francis has said has caused him... ...

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Francis brings back Canonization rite reformed by Paul VI

The Canonization rite reformed by Pope Paul VI but set aside by Pope Benedict XVI has been returned by Pope Francis for the canonization of six... ...

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Pope declares sainthood of two Indians, four Italians

By By | Reuters 8 minutes ago VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis conferred sainthood on two Indians and four Italians on Sunday, praising... ...

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English Cardinal 'Lobbied for Pope'

LONDON: Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, the former leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales, helped to orchestrate a... ...

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