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Networks such as Facebook are tools for preaching the Gospel, Pope Benedict XVI says in message for World Communications Day

Benedict XVI thanks officers for maintaining order in the Eternal City

The lambs’ wool will be used to make palliums for metropolitan archbishops

Pio Nono’s Syllabus Errorum has had an undeservedly bad press: it is still relevant today

Boycott by scholars in Egypt comes after Pope Benedict XVI’s remarks about anti-Christian violence

Ecumenical movement has led to ‘a sense of brotherhood’ among Christians, Benedict XVI says at general audience

At his weekly general audience Benedict XVI asks for prayers for Christian unity

Record of papal visit delights Pope

Benedict XVI presented with official record of last year’s papal visit to Britain

Or is it worth running the risk in order to unite the world’s religions in the cause of peace?

At his general audience Pope Benedict XVI commented on the teachings of purgatory from medieval mystic St Catherine of Genoa