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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......

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......

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. In a gesture of reconciliation to the Muslim world, Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, November 30, visited Istanbul's Blue Mosque, the second such a visit by the Roman Catholic Pontiff to a Muslim house of worship, and prayed alongside Turkey's Grand Mufti."Thank you for this moment of prayer," the Pope told Istanbul's Grand Mufti Mustafa Cagrici after the prayers, reported Reuters.As he entered the carpeted expanse of the 17th century mosque, the pope took off his shoes and put on what looked like white cloth slippers.After being told about the mosque's history and architecture b
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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
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Feeding the faithful & their guard

Chef and Swiss Guard David Geisser poses with his book Buon Appetito.— AP If an army travels on its stomach, what does the world’s smallest... ...

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Filoni praises Vietnam's Catholic community

The Catholic faithful celebrate Easter last year at Phat Diem Cathedral in Ninh Binh province, Vietnam Vietnam: Cardinal Fernando Filoni,... ...

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A Specific Act of The Pope Can Usher in World Peace; It Requires Only a Five Minute Special Prayer for Russia, Says a Devoted Catholic Priest

THE VATICAN AGREED THE WORLD IS A DANGEROUS PLACE AND THAT IT MUST ACT; THE POPE AND THE PRIEST JUST DIFFER ON THE MEANS NIAGARA FALLS,N.Y., Jan.... ...

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A Look Back at Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's Meeting with World Leaders

1 of 11 Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah (C) arrives at Heathrow Airport in west London on 29 October 2007. Reuters Britain's Queen Elizabeth... ...

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King Abdullah - A Dialogue Visionary

From the Wires Jan. 23, 2015 08:42 AM VIENNA , January 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- With great sadness, the Council of Parties, the Board of... ...

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