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Can Pope Francis finish the job that Benedict began?

In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI, left, is welcomed by Pope Francis … Continued

Catholic Church still plagued by cardinal sin

View Photo Gallery: Cardinals from around the world gathered inside the Vatican for their first round of meetings before the conclave … Continued

Call him ‘pope-emeritus’

JAVIER BARBANCHO AFP/GETTY IMAGES Picture taken on July 8, 2006 of Pope Benedict XVI waving to pilgrims on arrival at … Continued

Second Vatican Council at 50

AP In this picture made available by the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, Pope Benedict XVI greets the faithful after the … Continued

Sister Farley’s revenge: Want to popularize a book? Ban it.

From papyrus to vellum to paper to e-books, two principles of publishing have not changed over the centuries: 1. Churches … Continued

Susan Sarandon: Pope Benedict a ‘Nazi’

Actress Susan Sarandon arrives at the Film Society of Lincoln Center Gala Tribute to her in New York on May … Continued

Pope Benedict: what the media left out

By Rev. Robert Barron Over a period of about 15 years, in the 1990’s and early 2000’s, the German journalist … Continued

Story takes critical look at Pope’s early role in abuse crisis

By William Wan Talk in the Catholic world today will no doubt focus on a New York Times story published … Continued

In PBS interview, Cardinal Levada discusses abuse crisis

PBS NewsHour will air an exclusive interview today with Cardinal William Levada, whose office is handling about 3,000 claims of … Continued

What matters in clerical abuse

THIS CATHOLIC’S VIEW By Thomas J. Reese, S.J. The media is being attacked by the defenders of Pope Benedict who … Continued