Pope Benedict’s election caught American diplomats by surprise, Wikileaks documents from Rome have revealed
Apparently not even the sophisticated US intelligence service was able to penetrate the walls of the Sistine Chapel
Despite the furore over condoms, Light of the World, the book-length interview with Pope Benedict, is about a whole lot more than sex.
Catholics around the world pray for end to abortion
Or should he have listened to Fr Lombardi?
Trip to Benin confirmed by Vatican spokesman Fr Federico Lombardi
Archbishop Vincent Nichols said Pope Benedict’s September visit brought a sense of the spiritual dimension back to Britain
Fr Joseph Fessio worked with the author Peter Seewald on the English translation of the book
In interview with Peter Seewald the Pope strongly affirms 1968 encyclical that ruled against use of contraception