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Pope names six new cardinals

It will be the smallest group of cardinals to be created at a consistory since 1977

St Kateri Tekakwitha was among seven new saints canonised yesterday in St Peter’s Square

Dr Williams tells Pope and synod that evangelisation is ‘overflow’ of disciple’s journey to Christ

Pope gives off-the-cuff reflection at start of the synod on new evangelisation

Vatican spokesman says Pope Benedict may pardon Paolo Gabriele

During trial Paolo Gabriele says he was innocent of theft but felt guilty for betraying the Holy Father

Judge says the criminal trial, which begins at the Vatican tomorrow, is ‘extremely’ rare

Dr Rowan Williams and Patriarch Bartholomew to attend Mass marking 50th anniversary of council

New secretary of Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue says experience in Sudan was enriching

The influential Italian Jesuit died today aged 85