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Topic: Pope Benedict XVI

Pope welcomed with warm applause in his first public appearance since abdication announcement

Benedict XVI seemed at ease as he led the general audience at the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall

Ten reasons to give thanks for Pope Benedict XVI

Benedict XVI has left the Church with a rich body of teaching and a shining example in humility and steadfastness

Pope’s announcement stuns world leaders

Politicians and Christian leaders pay tribute to Benedict XVI’s humility and love of the Church

The ordeal awaiting us – watching all and sundry pontificating on all matters Papal and religious

Must we endure the ‘experts’ on Catholicism?

Images from the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI

These images show how Benedict XVI, in a calm and surprising manner, announced in Latin that he will be resigning as the Successor of Peter

Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation: reactions

Religious leaders express their surprise – including even the Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi

Pope Benedict XVI to abdicate: full statement

Pope will step down for health reasons on February 28

Social networks need more logic, love and less ranting, says Pope

In World Communications Day message Benedict XVI emphasises the value of ‘reasoned debate’

Pope meets Communist leader from Vietnam for first time

Meeting comes as restrictions on Catholics in some parts of Vietnam are being eased

Six things to pray for in 2013

Ireland, marriage, Parliament, Pope Benedict XVI and atheists all need our prayers in 2013, says Fr Alexander Lucie-Smith.