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Topic: Benedict XVI

Pope Francis has his own way of doing things: but that doesn’t mean he is reinventing the Catholic religion. If you’re worried, you should calm down: all is well

He prefers to communicate by means of discussion and conversation rather than preaching at people. But he never places the teachings of the church in any doubt

Blessed John Paul II’s secretary says meeting with Legionaries founder was a mistake

Cardinal Dziwisz makes comments about the late Pope in new book

When, next year, Benedict XVI’s predecessor is canonised, will he once more be spontaneously acclaimed as ‘John Paul the Great’? He will by me

Like Leo the Great and Gregory the Great, he both exerted geopolitical influence and reasserted the teaching authority of the Holy See

Andrew Copson: ‘What is aggressive secularism supposed to mean?’

In the second in our series of interviews with prominent critics of the Church, the chief executive of the British Humanist Association explains why he is indifferent to Catholicism

How we deal with deteriorating health is a matter of faith

Professor Hans Kung has written he is ‘considering suicide.’ If he goes through with it, it would be a final step in a life full of small steps away from the Church

Benedict XVI welcomes statue of Our Lady of Fatima to his home

The statue has been brought to Rome from Portugal to mark Marian Day and the Vatican’s Year of Faith.

Ordinariate unveils new Mass text that draws on Cranmer

Mass featuring new liturgy celebrated at the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory

Vatican takes another step in promoting financial transparency

Vatican spokesman says new law will help ensure ‘integrity and stability’ of Church finances

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I didn’t try to cover up child abuse, says Benedict XVI

Paedophillia is a ‘nastiness not specific to Catholicism,’ former pontiff writes in letter to Italian philosopher