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The Cardinal O'Brien scandal was a wildly successful hit job

The Cardinal O'Brien scandal was a wildly successful hit job

The timing of the revelation about homosexual allegations against the cardinal was brought forward for maximum impact.

How many bishops' resignations has the pope enforced?

How many bishops' resignations has the pope enforced?

The number who have resigned or retired in the pope's tenure add up to a surprising total.

Pope Benedict's post-resignation title announced

Pope Benedict's post-resignation title announced

The pope, who is now preparing to move temporarily to the Castel Gondolfo residence, will be known as pontiff emeritus.

Fiercely anti-gay cardinal quits over "inappropriate acts"

Fiercely anti-gay cardinal quits over "inappropriate acts"

Cardinal O'Brien recently called gay marriage "a grotesque subversion." Now he has resigned after priests accused him of making homosexual advances.

New scheme helps neighbors swap skills and services

New scheme helps neighbors swap skills and services

A scheme which enables local communities to offer and accept useful services from each other is growing nationwide.

Too many priests are preaching the truth but living a lie

Too many priests are preaching the truth but living a lie

Cardinal O'Brien's resignation prompts a regular, churchgoing Catholic to urge an end to hypocrisy and feigned surprise over gay priests.

Vatican blasts media over reporting of scandals

Vatican blasts media over reporting of scandals

In a weekend that saw the Pope talk of his need to immerse himself in prayer and meditation, the Vatican took the media to task for scandal mongering.

A close-up look at exactly how the conclave works

A close-up look at exactly how the conclave works

The Vatican's secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts has carefully explained the papal voting procedure to reporters. At the foot of this article there is also a link to an excellent visual guide to how the conclave works.

One thing you can bet on: the new pope will not have a beard

One thing you can bet on: the new pope will not have a beard

The history and evolution of papal beards explored and discussed.

Vatican tight lipped on claims of gay inner circle

Vatican tight lipped on claims of gay inner circle

An Italian paper has reported unsubstantiated rumors of a homosexual network within the Vatican, uncovered in the 'Vatileaks' investigation.

Stick to what you're good at: church loses millions on a musical

Stick to what you're good at: church loses millions on a musical

A stage show about the founder of the Pentecostal church left critics unmoved and the theater empty.

Rev James Martin tells us why he should be pope

Rev James Martin tells us why he should be pope

Father Martin has come up with 12 reasons why he should be the one elected.

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