(Reporting by Philip Pullella; Editing by Peter Cooney) "Will there be more (papal resignations)? God knows, but the door
Though both Pope Francis and Pope Benedict used many of the same common words in their speeches, their differences become
The goodwill between two living popes is unprecedented in the Catholic Church, and Francis once joked that "The last time
Former Pope Benedict cited his advanced age and failing strength as the reason he stepped down from the Church's highest office on February 11, though recent comments reveal a different motivation behind his unusual resignation, the first in 600 years.
Benedict reportedly underwent a "mystical experience" during which God inspired within him an "absolute desire" to devote
He has a debatable track record vis-à-vis the Argentine church's relationship with the junta in the 1970s Dirty War, which strained his relations with many liberal Jesuits worldwide. I don't like this story. What's really going on here?
Lightning doesn't strike twice. Or does it? Italian news blog Blogo reported that, according to the National Institute of
The "Universi Dominici Gregis," a set of guidelines released in 1996 by John Paul, says the Vatican offices that remain active