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  1. 21. news | 11 Jan 2015

    Rains threaten papal mass on storm-hit Philippine island

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The Philippines was watching nervously on Sunday as a tropical storm threatened a typhoon-prone central island that Pope Francis will visit this week on his tour of the fervently Catholic nation.

  2. 22. news | 04 Jan 2015

    Thai archbishop among new cardinals

    » The Archbishop of Bangkok was among 20 new cardinals named by Pope Francis on Sunday to attend the elite group at the top of the Roman Catholic hierarchy who enter the conclave to choose his successor after his death or ...

  3. 23. news | 25 Dec 2014

    Second Christmas in ruins in Philippine disaster zone

    By AFP

    » TACLOBAN (PHILIPPINES) - Thousands of residents of the typhoon-weary city of Tacloban in the mainly Catholic Philippines prepared Wednesday to mark their second Christmas in ruins following two giant storms.

  4. 24. multimedia | 24 Dec 2014

    Christmas in Sakon Nakhon

    » The Christmas Star Procession is annually held in Sakon Nakhon to commemorate the Christmas nativity. Ta Rae village, in Sakon Nakhon's Muang district, is home to a large Roman Catholic community in Thailand. —...

  5. 25. learning | 22 Mar 2014

    Cheers for Italian nun on "The Voice"

    Entertainment news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » A Catholic nun has become an overnight pop sensation after stunning the jury of Italy's "The Voice" television talent show with her version of the Alicia Keys song "No One".

  6. 26. learning | 13 Mar 2013

    Papal conclave begins

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Catholic Cardinals have entered the Sistine Chapel for the papal conclave to chose a successor to Benedict XVI under the tightest security ever.

  7. 27. learning | 12 Feb 2013

    Pope shocks Catholic world with resignation announcement

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign this month because of his advancing age in a fast-changing world, becoming the first pontiff in 700 years to step down of his own free will.

  8. 28. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Pope says Catholics do not need to breed 'like rabbits'

    By AFP

    » ROME - Pope Francis has said that good Catholics do not have to breed "like rabbits", defending the Church's stance on artificial contraception and appealing to the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics to practi...

  9. 29. multimedia | 24 Dec 2014

    Church offers hope for family of missing students in Mexico

    » Family members of Mexico's missing students gather for mass near the site of the feared massacre in Guerrero to call for the return of their loved ones. - REUTERS

  10. 30. news | 22 Dec 2014

    Pope's scathing attack on Vatican plagued by ills

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis lambasted the Vatican's bureaucracy on Monday, saying some within the Church lusted for power and suffered from "spiritual Alzheimer's" in comments likely to outrage his adversaries.

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