Topic: Pope Benedict XVI
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12/08/2009 12:00 am
Rep. Patrick Kennedy said Sunday that he is being barred from taking communion because he favors abortion rights. The disagreement points to broader tensions in the Catholic church regarding abortion measures in the healthcare reform bill.
11/23/2009 12:00 am
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon warned at UN food summit in Rome that 6 million children die of hunger a year, but critics say new money to tackle the problem is unlikely.
11/16/2009 12:00 am
Pope Benedict stars on a new Vatican CD featuring a hymn sung by the pontiff. Will the album soften his image?
11/11/2009 12:00 am
Overtures to join Rome shouldn't be based on a Catholicism-lite.
11/05/2009 12:00 am
The Vatican on Tuesday opened the way for Anglican communities to switch allegiance en masse. Hundreds of thousands of Anglicans angry over the church's liberal stance on women and gays may convert.
10/20/2009 01:00 am
Recent attacks by a family-owned newspaper on the editor of a Catholic newspaper have angered the Vatican, something that could undermine his government's stability.
09/03/2009 01:00 am
Family, friends, members of the US House and Senate, and hundreds of congressional staffers who had worked with him say their final goodbyes.
08/29/2009 01:00 am
07/20/2009 01:00 am
07/10/2009 01:00 am