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# Pope Benedict

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Pilgrims keep streaming to Vatican to honour Pope Benedict
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Ex-pope Benedict's health serious but stable, says Vatican
Vatican says health of retired pope Benedict XVI ‘worsening’
Ex-pope Benedict XVI asks for forgiveness over sex abuse scandal
Former pope confirms he attended meeting in 1980 about abusive priest despite earlier denial
Retired Pope Benedict ‘ill after visit to Germany’
Former pope Benedict denies he co-authored controversial book arguing against lifting celibacy ban
Former Pope Benedict makes 'incredible' plea to Pope Francis not to end clerical celibacy
Ex-pope Benedict XVI blames clerical sex abuse on 1960s sexual revolution
Vatican communications chief quits over row about letter written by retired pope
Councillor calls for action on hate crime after being sent homophobic letter
At least 231 children abused at Catholic boys' choir run by Pope Benedict's brother
Holocaust-denying bishop could be excommunicated for act of defiance
Former Pope Benedict defrocked nearly 400 priests in two years for child abuse
Benedict XVI: 'God told me to resign'
RTÉ News chief 'satisified' with €167,000 cost of Pope coverage
Pope urges Church to 'act with determination in cases of sexual abuse'
In Pictures: Pope Francis' inauguration
The next Pope: Cardinals gather for pre-conclave talks
Cardinals begin process of arranging conclave to elect new pope
Benedict XVI formally steps down as leader of Catholic Church
Last day: Benedict XVI's papal powers expire at 7pm tonight
Benedict XVI holds final address before stepping down as pope
Pope to hold his final Vatican audience ahead of departure
Pope not 'abandoning the Church' as 100,000 attend Sunday prayer
Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery
Column: Pope Benedict saw sense by retiring early, John Paul II should have too
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Benedict's closest confidant to hold dual role under new pope
In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI
Snapshot: Pope resigns, Roy Keane reckons he could do a job
What did the Pope say about abortion yesterday?
8 of the weirdest meetings of 2012
Pope says mankind at stake over gay marriage
Gay rights activists protest at Pope's Sunday morning prayer
Pope joins Twitter at @pontifex - but won't tweet until next week
What does the Pope's donkey denial mean for Christmas?
Catholic bishops were shown this alarmist video in the Vatican today