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Roman Catholics

Pope Benedict XVI Attends The 2012 World Meeting Of Families

Pope Benedict XVI To Resign Effective February 28th

Pope Benedict XVI announced Monday that he would resign on Feb. 28 because he was simply too infirm to carry on—the first pontiff to do so in nearly 600 years. The decision sets the stage for a conclave to elect a new pope before the end of March.

02/11/2013

(Rocco Palmo, of Philadelphia, produces the widely-read blog "Whispers in the Loggia."   Photo by Mark Abrams)

Philadelphia-Based Blogger Hosting Vatican Forum On Social Media

A leading Catholic journalist based in Philadelphia is leading a forum this week at the Vatican — on the topic of social media.

05/02/2011