Rogue Catholic bishops plan to grow schismatic challenge to Rome

Filipino Catholics celebrate Palm Sunday

Pope pays tribute to 'today's martyrs'

Vatican hopes to avoid financial scandal during Jubilee year

Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis' Bosnia visit

Pope, on Palm Sunday, pays tribute to 'today's martyrs'

Pope Francis meets homeless on private visit to Sistine Chapel

Pope's sex abuse commission alarmed by bishop appointment

Boston officer improving after surgery to remove bullet

Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape of elderly nun

Passover: Welcoming gentiles for Seder a strong tradition

A history of the Islamic State group as Iraq retakes Tikrit

Families mark 25th anniversary of club fire that killed 87

The Latest: Church service in Duesseldorf for crash families

Jerusalem family tattoos pilgrims for centuries

Pope: church should open up but follow teaching

Hope Pell will reveal truth at Vic inquiry

Archbishop admits church too slow to act against abuse

Serco under pressure over Qld escapees

Too few cops for NSW abuse probe: inquiry

Vatican re-enters art world with Venice Biennale

Whistleblower cop axed, abuse probe told

Call to remove sex abuse commissioner

Same-sex couples welcome Del. gay marriage law

Buenos Aires launches tours for Argentine pope

Opposition noise on soundproofing grant

Qld priest sex case delayed for two months

Rios Montt: From army to dictatorship to courtroom

NSW whistleblower 'has police support'

Palestinian Christians battle Israel barrier route

Fathers, firefighters: Lives lost in West, Texas

Pope faces tough decisions as Vatican reforms loom

Today in History for May 4th

Hundreds attend funeral for murdered pregnant woman Joan Ryther

Pope leads pep rally at Vatican, meets with Merkel

Slain Joan Ryther mourned at Qld funeral

Advocates criticize Senate immigration bill

New England keeps its stride after 2 tragedies

Tanzania police: 4 Saudis arrested after blast

Catholic bishops condemn Irish abortion bill

Teen charged with homicide by assault in ref death

Soldier says she faced harassment over Muslim name

Warsaw marks 70 years since uprising in ghetto

Texas town grieves for dead first-responders

Boy Scouts propose to lift gay ban for youth

Napolitano re-elected Italy's president

New claims against Vic pedophile priest

Best-selling author, outspoken Rev. Greeley dies

Foreign preacher takes rare turn on Vietnam stage

Today in History for June 3rd

Pope Francis supports crackdown on US nuns

Correction: Plant Explosion story

Ex-bishop's widow wants optional priestly celibacy

Boston bomb suspect charged religious motive seen

School kids protest Tassie abortion laws

League Immortals to attend Walsh funeral

SF Opera gambles on 'Gospel of Mary Magdalene'

Argentina: Boot camp for a politically savvy pope

Before the conclave, horse-trading has begun

Philippines set to open $1 billion casino-resort

Humility on Display for Pope's First Day

Some SAfrican Catholics want reforms from new pope

Obama says American pope would be effective

Catholics, world leaders welcome church's new pope

New pope tied up in Argentina's 'dirty war' debate

New style of papacy: Pope Francis pays hotel bill

New pope's views bind simplicity with 'complexity'

In New York, Hope Pope Francis Is 'Modern'

PM congratulates new Pope

Argentine Jorge Bergoglio Elected Pope Francis

Austrian cardinal: a conservative open to reform

Cardinal: LA's Mahony should help select pope

Benedict to be called 'emeritus pope,' wear white

UK Cardinal Skips Conclave Amid Accusations

Vatican feuds, fiefdoms, betrayals await next pope

UK cardinal contests 'inappropriate' acts claims

Questions over police role in church abuse handling process

Pope legacy: Teacher who returned to church roots

Key events in the life of Benedict XVI

Abbott vouched for priest later struck off

Litany of secrets after papal retirement bombshell

'Broken' church to hold prayer meetings

Syrian troops, rebels clash over Damascus highway

Pope's bombshell sends troubled church scrambling