Pope Benedict XVI presides over Good Friday services

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI presided over Good Friday services in St. Peter's Basilica a...be elected pontiff after John Paul's death, taking the name Benedict XVI. Elsewhere in the world, thousands of Good Friday pilgrims filled...

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Pope Benedict XVI offers thoughts of love

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Pope Benedict XVI issued an encyclical letter on love. Popular prejudice thinks a Roman Catholic priest talking about human love is "like a blind...

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Text of Pope Benedict XVI's homily

Text of Pope Benedict XVI's homily delivered in Italian during his installation ceremony Sunday in St. Peter's Square. English translation provided...

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Italy has a new fashion celebrity - Pope Benedict XVI

VATICAN CITY - Whether it's Prada and Gucci, or just fancy ecclesiastical tailoring, Pope Benedict XVI is his own man when it comes to dressing. Just days before Christmas, Benedict showed up at his weekly public audience in St...

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Benedict could accomplish much, even in a short papacy

VATICAN CITY - Pope Benedict XVI realizes his papacy could be a...War I in the early 20th century. Benedict XVI told the cardinals he was taking...even speak to the faithful. Benedict XVI is fond of walking, speaks in...

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Readers give their thoughts on pope

...Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger as Pope Benedict XVI, the new leader of the Roman Catholic...At noon, all eyes were on Pope Benedict XVI. ... He showed himself to be...symbolized person. I feel Pope Benedict XVI will be able to exceed and surpass...

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Insiders offer two 'instant' books on Pope Benedict

Pope Benedict XVI assumed Peter's throne April 19, leaving behind an extensive paper...that, there's another quickie, John L. Allen's "The Rise of Benedict XVI" (also Doubleday), a readable analysis of Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger's...

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World Youth Day starts with journey of faith

...Spain, Aug. 16-21, for World Youth Day with Pope Benedict XVI.There will be more than 1 million youths from around...the whole world.So we are very grateful for our Pope Benedict XVI taking the time out of his busy schedule to spend five...

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...on the visit to Israel by Pope Benedict XVI. He rode around in his tall...two-door Mercedes ML 430 used by Pope Benedict XVI, otherwise known as the popemobile...built a version, but the ones Pope Benedict XVI uses are based on the Mercedes-Benz...

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Environment has been cause of concern for many popes

...appropriate surplus goods solely for his own private use when others lack the bare necessities of life," he wrote.Pope Benedict XVI was dubbed the "green pope" because he took concrete action to back up his strong ecological calls: Under his watch...