ROME - Pope Benedict XVI Saturday reaffirmed his strict opposition to abortion, warning during a plenary meeting of the Pontifical Academy for Life in the Italian capital Rome that "abortion solves no problem".
ROME - The Catholic Church in Italy Tuesday urged embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to shed light on charges facing him in a widening sex scandal.
ROME - Pope Benedict XVI used his epiphany mass Thursday to encourage Orthodox churches, among them Egypt's Copts, to remain strong in the face of adversity.
ROME - Pope Benedict XVI called for solidarity between all people in need in his annual New Year's message Friday.
ROME - Condom use is acceptable in certain situations, according to Pope Benedict XVI in statements made in a new book, excerpts of which were printed Saturday in Italy's Osservatore Romano daily.
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- Pope canonises six Catholic saints
- Pope notes 70th Blitz anniversary as he says Mass
- Pope celebrates Mass to beatify Cardinal Newman
- Pope travels to Britain for four-day visit
- Sex abuse scandal overshadows Pope’s British trip
- Pope breaks own rule to beatify Anglican convert
- Pro-Vatican politicians irked by Gadhafi in Rome
- Gadhafi gives lesson on Islam to young Italians
- Vatican rejects resignations of 2 Dublin bishops
- No-notice papal trip to mountains
- Pilgrims must pay to attend 2 pope events in UK
- Painting at center of Caravaggio mystery unveiled
- Vatican reverses itself, painting not a Caravaggio
- Church blasts gay priests leading 'double life'
- Vatican, China OK new bishop as relations warm
- European unity tested over crucifixes in classroom
- Pope shuffles Vatican bureaucracy before vacation
- Lasers uncover first icons of Sts. Peter and Paul
- 4th century icons of Peter and Paul found in Rome
- iPad coming to church altars with daily missal app
- Thousands of priests rally in defense of pope
- Women's ordination groups march on Vatican
- Advocates for female priests march on Vatican
- Vatican says world ignores Christians in Mideast
- Pope on 3-day visit to Cyprus
- Pope: killing of bishop won't cloud Cyprus trip
- Pope departs on 3-day trip to Cyprus
- Pope Benedict XVI makes sensitive trip to Cyprus
- Pope makes sensitive trip to Cyprus
- Synthetic cell must benefit mankind: Vatican
- Church warns cell scientists not to play God
- Cardinal: synthetic cell requires need for ethics
- British bishops in defection talks with Vatican
- Vatican to finance adult stem cell research