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Hope, peace and reconciliation: Pope Francis in Mozambique

A papal visit will highlight the importance of the recently signed peace agreement between the government and opposition

Mother Teresa will achieve sainthood this weekend – 19 years after her death

The nun was beatified in 2003 after the procedure to establish her case for sainthood was started two years after her death instead of the usual five.

Pope Francis to make John Paul II a saint

Pope approves second miracle to allow canonisation of John Paul, but John XXIII will become saint without requirement.

Mexico to brandish holy relic in fight against crime

A vial containing the late pope John Paul II's blood will soon be winging its way to Mexico in a bid to help bring down crime in the country.

Pope John Paul beatified before huge crowd

The late pope John Paul moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a joyous ceremony that drew more than a million people.

Mugabe to attend Vatican ceremony despite EU ban

The Vatican on Friday said Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will attend Sunday's beatification ceremony for the late pope John Paul II.

Pope Benedict XVI in TV talk show debut

The Pope took part in a chat show on Friday, addressing Côte d'Ivoire and Iraqi Christians, but avoiding scandals that have rocked Catholicism.

Turk who shot Pope John Paul released from prison

The man who tried to kill Pope John Paul II nearly 30 years ago was released from a Turkish prison on Monday.

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National Science and Technology Forum

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