Former Pope Benedict XVI Dies at 95
Former Pope Benedict XVI has died at his Vatican residence, aged 95, almost a decade after he stood down because of ailing health. He led the Catholic Church for less than eight years until, in 2013, he became the first...
Probe Shows Pope Benedict Failed to Act to Protect Children
A new report by a German law firm found that former Pope Benedict failed to act after credible accusations of child abuse in the Church. The former pope, who still lives in the Vatican in a separate residence from the...
Christofias to Meet Hollande and the Pope
Embattled Cypriot President Demetris Christofias is visiting the Vatican where he is scheduled to have an audience with Pope Benedict XVI on Oct. 25 and the Cardinal Secretary of State Tarcisio Pietro Evasio Bertone. The next day, Christofias will travel...