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Follow The Pope On Twitter.. Or Burn In Purgatory

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.07.2013 | UK

Following Pope Francis on Twitter can buy you less time in purgatory atoning for your sins, according to the papal court in the Vatican. Catholics ...

God's Not Happy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI came like "a bolt from the blue", according to the dean of the College of Cardinals, Angelo Sodano. And it was...

From Hitler Youth To 'Vatileaks', 7 Controversies To Hit Benedict's Papacy

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI's eight years as head of the Catholic Church have been exhausting ones, with the pontiff citing in his resignation statement that hi...

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign 'For Health Reasons'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 11.02.2013 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to resign at the end of this month, the Vatican has confirmed, stating that his ailing health means he can no longer meet the cha...

So, What DID The Pope's First Tweet Say?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

It wasn't a link to favourite gif, or a request for a member of One Direction to "follow back", but the pope's first tweet was simple message of goodw...