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Pope named Time’s Person of the Year

ROME — (RNS) Pope Francis was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year on Dec. 11, adding yet another high-profile accolade to what has been an unprecedented nine-month reign for the shepherd of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics. Time called Francis … Continue reading

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Cardinals hold first meeting but don’t set date for conclave

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Roman Catholic cardinals March 4 met for the first of a series of closed-door meetings in the run-up to the conclave that will elect the successor to former Pope Benedict XVI. –30– To read more, visit … Continue reading

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Benedict intends to live ‘hidden from the world’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Addressing church leaders for one of the last times of his papacy, Pope Benedict XVI said Feb. 14 that he intends to live “hidden from the world” after he retires Feb. 28. But news that his closest … Continue reading

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Breaking News — Vatican announces settlement against clothing group for using image of Pope XVI

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The Vatican announced May 15 it had settled a lawsuit against Italian clothing group Benetton for using an image of Pope Benedict XVI in one of its advertisement campaigns. The image had been modified to show … Continue reading

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