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Pope Benedict helped free American from Cuba

Pope played crucial role in US-Cuba rapprochement

Pope congratulates US, Cuba on historic thaw

Pope says will not be around in 10 years

Vatican report on U.S. nuns is conciliatory, stresses teachings

Pope's Latin American brains trust was behind Cuba deal

US-Cuba breakthrough took route through Canada to Vatican

Cuba coup for pope with the popular touch

China rules: Why the pope ducked meeting with Dalai Lama

Vatican signals new tone on US nuns

Calligraphers cry foul as Vatican shuts down scrollmakers

Pope Francis turns out not to have made pets in heaven comment

Vatican offers olive branch to US nuns

Vatican uses praise to heal rift with US nuns

Pope stresses family values as gay marriage gains

Lawsuit: Duke player purchased $100,000 in jewelry

Episcopal priest chosen for inaugural benediction

Vatican grilled on child abuse by UN watchdog

Radical monks, prejudice fuel Myanmar violence

Catholic youths converge on Rio to see "slum pope"

In first for Mormon conference, woman leads prayer

Top contenders to be the next pope

The Jesuits, veterans of tense times with Vatican

A diplomatic natural, Kerry hits ground running

Vatican still waiting for 5 cardinals for conclave

Pope clears decks with appointments, tweaks

Papal resignation sparks global disbelief, grief

Benedict stumbled trying to right troubled church

Historic canonisation of two popes brings joy and controversy

Pope rules Vatican bank to stay operative, approves reforms

Pope sees banner first year, but expectations high

Slave epic big Bafta winner as Hollywood descends on London

Replica 18th-century frigate due for maiden France voyage

Wal-Mart: Morgan wasn't wearing seatbelt in crash

Exclusive - Prosecutor freezes accounts of ex-Vatican bank heads

Vatican digs in after gay marriage advances

Witherspoon, Gandolfini top Toronto film fest line-up

Under pressure, Israel's Arab Christians reach out to pope

Vatican dismisses criticism of John Paul II over abuses

Winds of change: Italians losing centuries-old grip on Vatican

Vatican makes history with canonisation of popes

Benedict to join in double sainthood ceremony

Pharmacist arrested in tainted steroid case

Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

Pope urges "fraternal" dialogue with China, others

Petition in support of US nuns reaches Vatican

New Vatican No. 2 a no-show at handover ceremony

Pope criticizes church emphasis on abortion, gays

Pope announces first visit to Holy Land, May 24-26

Pope sets up Vatican committee against child sex abuse

Radical Femen leader plans US feminist outpost

Pope criminalizes leaks, sex abuse in first laws

Pope seeks Catholic rebirth in land of samba

Pope's bombshell sends troubled church scrambling

Key events in the life of Benedict XVI

Cardinals get down to work in pre-conclave talks

As odds grow long, opponents move to stop pipeline

Catholics, world leaders welcome church's new pope

Benedict to be called 'emeritus pope,' wear white

Before the conclave, horse-trading has begun

Conclave cardinals by continent

Tears, applause for pope at last public Mass

In Vatican shake-up, Pope redefines role of second-in-command

Oscars 2014: As it happened

Special Report: The bishop who stood up to China

Pope turns Santa with Christmas giveaway for homeless

Pope and patriarch say 'no Middle East without Christians'

Benedict Cumberbatch says Sony hack worrying

Thousands enjoy merry Christmas in Bethlehem

Spain halts evictions for the needy after suicides

AP Interview: Vatican sex crimes prosecutor on sin

Vatican lights up 'international' Christmas tree

Assange slams Wikileaks film as 'geriatric snoozefest'

Pilgrims flock to Fatima shrine in Portugal