Robed in white and waving at an unknown subject, he is accompanied by a 7,700-word cover story aptly titled The Times they are A-Changing
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
53-year-old Vinicio Riva, who suffers from rare genetic disorder, says moment was like 'being in Paradise'
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Relics believed to be the bones of St Peter are to be put on public display for the first time.
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has said Pope Francis has “taken her aback” with his liberal interpretation of Christianity and has expressed fears he may be being influenced by the mainstream media.
Thursday 07 November 2013
Following his general audience in St Peter's Square Pope Francis kissed and blessed the man, whose face was covered in tumours
Monday 14 October 2013
As a concession to belt-tightening, the decision by a sybaritic German bishop to take a budget airline flight to Rome, is looking like too little, too late.
Saturday 12 October 2013
Special audience with whistleblower seen as signalling bold crackdown on cronyism and graft in the Holy See
What to do about financial corruption, the role of women and views on homosexuality? Meet the men charged with ending the ‘narcissism’ of the Catholic Church
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Pope Francis has made his strongest call yet for the Roman Catholic Church to enter the modern world as he met senior cardinals charged with giving the 2,000-year-old institution a radical overhaul.
Monday 30 September 2013
The third longest-serving pope in history, John Paul II created more saints than all the previous popes put together
Thursday 26 September 2013
Cardinal Ravasi described Christ as composing messages that were 'full of meaning' in 'fewer than 45 characters'
Pope Benedict breaks seven-month silence to deny covering up abuse by paedophile priests, and to denounce Richard Dawkins' work as 'science fiction'
Wednesday 25 September 2013
The emeritus pope made the comments in a letter to prominent mathematician and atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Wednesday 11 September 2013
In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences.
Friday 06 September 2013
Vatican denies claims that Pope Francis reached out to a gay French man struggling with his faith
Friday 23 August 2013
You’d be forgiven for hanging up if someone called your landline and announced, “It’s the Pope”.
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Comments contrast with the explanation he gave to cardinals when he announced his resignation
Friday 09 August 2013
A sophisticated biography of the pontiff which captures his many complexities
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Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
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