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Latest Benedict Xvi Items
The pope has tapped Baltimore's archbishop to take over leadership of an ancient Catholic order that works to protect the rights of Christians in the Holy Land. The Vatican said Monday that Archbishop Edwin O'Brien will replace retiring Cardinal John Foley as grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.
Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called on 1.5 million young people attending a Mass here to become missionaries and to resist secularism, as he ended the Catholic Church's four-day youth celebrations.
A young chemistry student working as a volunteer to prepare a visit by the pope to Madrid has been arrested on suspicion of planning a gas attack targeting protesters opposed to the pontiff's stay, officials said Wednesday.
Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Cardinal Justin Rigali, the archbishop of Philadelphia, on Tuesday, sending him into retirement as the archdiocese faces accusations that it covered up a long-running priest sex-abuse scandal.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday said Greece's "resilience" in tackling its huge debt could inspire the world as she expressed Washington's support to the government's reform efforts.
Pope Benedict XVI has tweeted for the first time, announcing the launch of a Vatican news information portal.
The Vatican, whose communications problems are no secret, is taking a leap into the world of new media with the launch next week of a news information portal that Pope Benedict XVI himself may put online with a papal click.
The Vatican is taking a leap into the world of new media next week with the launch of a news information portal that Pope Benedict XVI himself may put online with a papal click.
An Episcopal parish in Maryland will be the first in the United States to convert to the Roman Catholic Church under a new streamlined conversion process created by Pope Benedict XVI, leaders of both church groups said Monday.