Papal

New Pope Must Tackle Difficulties Facing Catholic Church

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

In his final papal audience, Pope Benedict XVI spoke of the moments of struggle as well as joy during his nearly eight years as leader of the 1.2 bill...

Pope's Election ' Momentous Day'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

The election of Pope Francis I has been welcomed as "a momentous day". Minutes after the new pope addressed the crowd gathered in St Peter's Square...

Bus-Catching Cardinal A Surprise Choice For Pope

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Of all the contenders to replace Pope Benedict XVI, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires was little mentioned. The 76-year-old reportedly...

(PICTURES, VIDEO) White Smoke From Vatican Signals New Pope

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio has been elected as the new leader of the Catholic church to succeed Pope Benedict who resigned last month....

Joseph Ratzinger's Failed Papacy May Have Fatally Undermined the Vatican

Terry Sanderson | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK
Terry Sanderson

And so we are to see an end to the rule of Joseph Ratzinger at the Vatican. At such times it is usual to break out into a chorus of Ding, Dong the Witch is Dead from The Wizard of Oz, but we fear that Ratzinger's successor will be as bad, if not worse, than the man himself.

Vatican Hires Opus Dei Fox News Reporter To Help Holy Image

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 24.06.2012 | UK

Pope Benedict has hired a reporter from Fox News as its head of communications amid the Catholic institution's 'Vatileaks' scandal. The 52-year-old...