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Future Popes will mirror Benedict XVI, says cardinal

An Australian cardinal said that future popes are likely to follow in the footsteps of Benedict XVI.  Read more

The papal residence in Castel Gandolfo.

Benedict XVI's first night as Pope emeritus

Benedict XVI ate dinner, watched the news with Archbishop Georg Gänswein and slept soundly during his first night as a... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI gives the final blessing at the Nov. 14, 2012 general audience.

Pope Benedict chooses his new wardrobe

Pope Benedict has decided what he will wear once he is no longer Pope – a simple white cassock, and... Read more

Pope Benedict XVI greets pilgrims during the Nov. 14, 2012 general audience in Paul VI Hall.

Pope: I can 'almost physically' feel prayers and love

Two days after saying he will resign, Pope Benedict XVI said that he has been able to feel, “almost physically,”... Read more

The Pope's butler Paolo Gabriele sits in the courtroom of the Vatican tribunal, at the Vatican, Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012.

Pope's former butler given hospital job

Paolo Gabriele, the Pope's former butler who was released from prison just before Christmas, has a new job working for... Read more

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Pope calls on bishops to run charities better

Pope Benedict XVI has released an apostolic letter on charitable activities that asks bishops to improve their supervision of local... Read more