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Top pope adviser convicted of child sex crimes

​Australian Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' closest advisers, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

Pope to wrap up landmark Vatican child abuse summit

The 82-year-old has warned victims to lower their expectations, saying that much of the work on tackling abuse would be done post-summit

Pope calls bishops to ‘child protection’ meeting in February

The Church has been hit by a series of child abuse scandals in recent years

Pope says on side of victims of US ‘predator’ priests

'Those who have suffered are his priority, and the Church wants to listen to them to root out this tragic horror'

Pope accepts resignation of archbishop convicted of child abuse cover-up

Earlier this month, Philip Wilson was sentenced to a year in detention after becoming one of the highest-ranking officials to be convicted

Pope Francis in Africa: he came, he saw, now what?

Pope Francis had a wonderful opportunity to extend his message of tolerance to both the religious and social realms.

Weekend 101: Hope for the new pope

A shock report reveals 28% of school girls are HIV positive in SA, the world gets a new pope and an eight-year-old marries a 61-year-old woman.

Argentina’s Bergoglio elected as new pope

Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina has been elected to be the new leader of the Roman Catholic Church, and would take the name Francis I.

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.

Eight reasons the papal conclave is like Big Brother

Wondering why having rather eccentric people locked away incommunicado, while the rest of us watch on obsessively, seems familiar? Wonder no more.

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.

‘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.

At the Vatican, there can be only one

Cardinals from around the world gather this week in a conclave to elect a new pope following the stunning resignation of Benedict XVI.

Pimples: Dude, where’s our moral compass?

The Pimples, staunch Catholics that they are, go to the Vatican to witness the election of a new Pope. To hymns of praise, a strange figure appears.

A holy leak – Pope’s butler arrested for leaking documents

One of Pope's butlers has been arrested for allegedly leaking documents that have been published in new book which harshly criticises the Vatican.

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