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  • Pope welcomes Bayern Munich to the Vatican

    Friday, October 24th 2014

    After beating Roma 7-1 in a Champions League match, players from Bayern Munich visited Pope Francis at the Vatican

  • Pope Francis welcomed to Pentecostal church

    Tuesday, July 29th 2014

    On Monday Pope Francis made his way back to Caserta, in southern Italy, less than 48 hours after his first trip there, to meet with his friend Pastor Giovanni Traettino and speak to a group of Pentecostals at a partially built church

  • Pope Francis prays at the Western Wall

    Monday, May 26th 2014

    Pope embraced Rabbi Abraham Skorka and Muslim leader Omar Abboud at sacred Jewish site

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Pope tweets for the first time

His message: ‘Dear friends, I am pleased to get in touch with you through Twitter. Thank you for your generous response. I bless all of you from my heart.’

Pope’s homily on the opening of the Year of Faith

Challenge of Vatican II, he says, was to make ‘the truth and beauty of the faith shine out in our time’

Benedict XVI: ‘The documents of Vatican II are a compass for the life of the Church’

At his weekly general audience Pope Benedict XVI reflected on the importance of the Council

Pope arrives in Loreto to pray for the Year of Faith and Synod of Bishops

Benedict XVI is following the journey that John XXIII took 50 years ago, when the Second Vatican Council was about to begin

Man stages protest on dome of St Peter’s Basilica

The Italian man, who has been on the dome since yesterday afternoon, is protesting against Mario Monti, the EU and the economic crisis