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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......

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......

Voldemort is no Potter fan!

Fans might wait eagerly for Harry Potter movies,but not Ralph Fiennes, who plays Lord Voldemort in the fourth instalment, Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire.Fiennes has made it clear that he......

Kasparov in 'Time 100' list

What he could not achieve during his chess playing days, legendary Garry Kasparov has done now by being included in 'Time 100' list of most influential people for the year 2007.The Russian......
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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. name the last pope who resigned from the post in 700 years ?
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10 priests charged in Spain child abuse case pope helped air

A Spanish judge charged 10 Catholic priests with committing or abetting sexual abuse of a teenage altar boy, court papers showed today, in a case... ...

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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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