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Pope meets his predecessor for first time in history

Pope Francis has flown in to a papal residence near Rome for an unprecedented encounter with "pope emeritus" Benedict XVI.

Men in white: Pope Francis to meet predecessor

Pope Francis is preparing for a historic meeting with his predecessor Benedict XVI on Saturday.

White smoke signals new pope elected by cardinals

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected pope to lead the Roman Catholic Church, and has taken the name Pope Francis I.

Black smoke, no pope

The mystery of who the new pope would be has been as thick as the unmistakable heavy black smoke billowing from the Vatican's Sistine Chapel chimney.

Survey shows Africans ready for African pope

A new survey, conducted by CNN and mobile phone crowdsourcing company Jana, has indicated Africans think a pope from Africa would be a good idea.

‘Diverse opinions’ steer the election for the next pope

Roman Catholic cardinals prayed for divine help, hours before a conclave to elect a new pope to tackle the daunting problems facing the church.

Scandal mars Pope Benedict’s final Sunday address

Fresh scandal has hit the cardinals who are due to choose Pope Benedict XVI's successor as he spoke from his window for the last time.

Pope bemoans ‘evil and corruption’ in final address

Pope Benedict has lamented the "evil, suffering and corruption" that has defaced God's creation in an address to the heads of the Vatican bureaucracy.

‘Nearly blind’ pope advised to limit air travel

Pope Benedict XVI is nearly blind in one eye and was advised to limit air travel because of his high blood pressure, says the Vatican Insider website.

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