Following the announcement that Pope Benedict XVI will resign later in the month, attention has shifted to the question of who the next Pontiff will be. There is a consensus that chances have never been better that the next Pontiff will be a non-European.
The beleaguered Catholic Church is fighting what is beginning to look more and more like a last-ditch battle and Pope Benedict XVI’s current visit to Spain is not a celebration of the faithful, but a desperate attempt to combat ‘aggressive secularism'
Pope Benedict XVI said today that "forgiveness does not replace justice" in response to reporters about how the Church should react to the scandal over sexual abuses against minors committed by priests.
Today, we have seen a revelation that the future Pope Benedict XVI put the good of the Catholic Church before pleas to defrock a priest with a history of child molestation, according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.
After Pope Benedict XVI talked with victims of sexual abuse at the hands of the Catholic clergy during his first trip to the United States, one of them has stepped forth and given his story about his experience.
Vienna - Austrian-born California "Gubernator" Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austria's only world-famous celebrity, inspires more trust among Austrians than Pope Benedict XVI, a survey presented on Friday said.