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Pope prays G20 summit will help world’s poor

Benedict XVI blesses a woman at his weekly general audience (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI also talks about death and eternal life at weekly general audience

Pope at Assisi: People still seeking faith are ‘pilgrims of truth’ too

Religious leaders gathered at the Basilica of St Mary of the Angels (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)

Benedict XVI tells 300 religious leaders that believers must ‘purify their faith’ to help peace

Pope prays that Assisi moves world towards peace

Benedict XVI greets the crowd in the Paul VI audience hall (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI says he hopes the meeting will promote dialogue in a world ‘still torn by hatred’

No joint prayer at Assisi, says cardinal

The Basilica of St Francis in Assisi (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Papal pilgrimage will unite Muslims, Chinese Buddhists, Japanese Shintoists, Native Americans, Zoroastrians and atheist philosophers

Benedict XVI announces Year of Faith

Pope Benedict XVI arrives on a wheeled platform at the Mass on Sunday (Photo: CNS)

The Year will begin on the 50th anniversary of the start of the Second Vatican Council

Pope condemns massacre of Copts in Cairo

The Pope arrives in St Peter's Square (CNS photo/Paul Haring)

Benedict XVI urges Egypt to work towards ‘respect for the freedom and dignity of every citizen’

Pope appeals for more aid for famine victims

Benedict XVI in St Peter's Square before his weekly general audience (Photo: CNS)

Benedict XVI says that children in east Africa are dying every day because of the famine

Pope says visit to Germany was ‘a festival of faith’

Benedict XVI waves as he arrives for his general audience (CNS Photo/Alessia Pierdomenico, Reuters)

Benedict XVI tells 10,000 pilgrims that faith in Germany ‘is alive, and has a young face’

Vatican gives SSPX doctrinal statement to sign

Cardinal Levada had a two-hour meeting with Bishop Fellay this morning (Photo: CNS)

Document lists seven key principles that the society must agree to before full reconciliation with Rome

Vatican replies to Irish government’s criticisms of abuse response

Irish prime minister Enda Kenny launched a scathing attack on the Vatican in July

Vatican insists it ‘in no way hampered or interfered in’ abuse inquiry