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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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Pope Francis feels no position in Church should be for life

Jul 5, 9:56 am Melbourne, July 5 ( ANI ): Pope Francis, who took over the responsibilities of the Catholic Church in March 2013, has... ...

http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail4/story223022/pope-francis-feels-no-position-in-church-should-be-for-life.html
WTF News! It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) The shorter your skirt, the more discount this Chinese eatery will... ...

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Pope portrait of condoms on display

Milwaukee : The Milwaukee Art Museum says it hopes a portrait of Pope Benedict XVI made of condoms will ignite a conversation about the AIDS... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150701/world-americas/article/pope-portrait-condoms-display
Pope to Meet With Homeless, Prisoners and Immigrants In US

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will meet with homeless people, immigrants and prisoners during his upcoming trip to Cuba and the United States and... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/Pope-to-Meet-With-Homeless-Prisoners-and-Immigrants-In-US/2015/07/01/article2895389.ece
Rare outing for Pope Benedict to summer residence

Vatican City: Castel Gandolfo, a summer residence of popes since the 17th Century, pulled up its shutters Tuesday for a two-week visit by retired... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/rare-outing-for-pope-benedict-to-summer-residence_1622650.html

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