Pope Benedict XVI
Catholics around the world are celebrating the declaration of Popes John Paul II and John XXIII as saints of the Catholic Church – an unprecedented event made even more historic by the presence of Pope Francis and retired Pope Benedict XVI in Rome.
Andres Carrion Alvarez was arrested after shouting “down with communism” during Pope Benedict’s 2012 visit to Havana.
Pope Francis has 1.2 billion followers in the Roman Catholic Church, but he’s not following a single one of them on Facebook or Twitter.
Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio’s selection as Pope Francis has come as a welcome surprise for the Jewish community and the future of Catholic-Jewish relations.
As the cardinals enter the conclave to elect a new pope, the mother of one cardinal hopes he won’t be the new leader of the Vatican.
Pope Benedict XVI has left the Vatican as the leader of the Catholic Church for the last time.
A discussion regarding the effects of Pope Benedict XVI on the Catholic Church, both during his tenure and after his abdication from his position of power.
Pope Benedict XVI tells Rome’s parish priests that he will be living in an isolated world once he steps down later this month.
In his first public appearance since announcing his resignation, Pope Benedict XVI says he is stepping down “for the good of the church.”
Many believe the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI will usher in a major racial shift atop the church.