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Petition in support of US nuns reaches Vatican

Raul Castro reforms not enough, Cuba's bishops say

Working with Cumberbatch, co-stars get challenged and 'batched'

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

Pope sees banner first year, but expectations high

Slave epic big Bafta winner as Hollywood descends on London

Historic canonisation of two popes brings joy and controversy

Pope rules Vatican bank to stay operative, approves reforms

Replica 18th-century frigate due for maiden France voyage

Vatican digs in after gay marriage advances

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

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

Witherspoon, Gandolfini top Toronto film fest line-up

Pharmacist arrested in tainted steroid case

Toronto film festival opens with Downey Jr legal drama

Pope urges "fraternal" dialogue with China, others

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

Pope taps Vatican diplomat to be his top aide

Pope joked about fear of being 'robbed' in Vatican -media

5 free things in Connecticut, from art to parks

Puerto Rico Catholics support archbishop

Pope Francis clears John Paul II for sainthood

Obama, Francis to meet amid shared economic view

'Gravity', '12 Years a Slave' battle for Baftas

History reburied? NY's 1755 battle site covered up

Challenge for pope in Europe's dwindling church

Heavy workload awaits next pope church in turmoil

Hungarian cardinal's parents defied communism

Catholics surprised at pope's decision to retire

Papal conclave still largely a European club

Pope Set to Move to Monastery, Get New Title

AP Source: Jordan nears deal to coach Rutgers

Special Report - The bishop who stood up to China