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Being an atheist is fine, as long as you do good, Pope Francis said. The gesture was not unprecedented. Continue reading →
Despite a mysterious hole in his skull, the fate of Celestine V was not murder, researchers say. Continue reading →
Pope Emeritus Benedict returns to the Vatican where he'll live during his retirement. Continue reading →
An ancient text portrays Judas in a far more sympathetic light than did the gospels that made it into the Bible.
The Shroud of Turin, the controversial piece of 14x4-foot linen that some believe to be the burial cloth of Jesus Christ, is to be shown on television for the first time in 40 years on Easter Saturday.
Pope Francis is the first pontiff since 913 to choose a name unused by a predecessor. ->
How will the new pope respond to reforms being called for at the Vatican? ->
Jorge Mario Bergoglio is considered a conservative like his predecessor and an advocate for the poor. ->
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