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Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic
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Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being transphobic

Nov 23rd 2015, 7:00 PM 26,417 Views 96 Comments

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being 'transphobic'
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Here's why people are accusing Zoolander 2 of being 'transphobic'

Nov 23rd 2015, 11:59 AM 6,114 Views 11 Comments

People are threatening to boycott the film on account of Benedict Cumberbatch’s character.

Former Pope Benedict makes second secret trip outside Vatican
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Former Pope Benedict makes second secret trip outside Vatican

Jan 5th 2014, 8:41 AM 22,307 Views 22 Comments

The former pope, who promised on retirement to “live hidden from the world”, made excursion to visit brother in hospital.

Vatican's 007 speaks out on money laundering
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Vatican's 007 speaks out on money laundering

Jul 6th 2013, 8:45 AM 9,195 Views 16 Comments

Rene Bruelhart, dubbed ‘the James Bond of the financial world’, trying to root out financial crimes in the Holy See.

Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation
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Benedict to move back to the Vatican, two months after resignation

Apr 30th 2013, 6:55 AM 14,409 Views 36 Comments

The Pope Emeritus is likely to return to the Vatican on Thursday, a spokesman for the Holy See said.

Centuries-old rituals to be carried out as conclave begins
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Centuries-old rituals to be carried out as conclave begins

Mar 12th 2013, 8:36 AM 7,136 Views 73 Comments

Cardinals will be sworn in with a solemn oath that threatens anyone who reveals the deliberations of the conclave with instant excommunication.

Infographic: How is the new Pope elected?
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Infographic: How is the new Pope elected?

Mar 11th 2013, 7:18 PM 10,813 Views 58 Comments

This handy graphic from the Catholic News Agency explains all…

Frontrunners emerge in last day of pre-conclave talks
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Frontrunners emerge in last day of pre-conclave talks

Mar 11th 2013, 1:45 PM 9,048 Views 38 Comments

One of the cardinals in contention, Timothy Dolan, told an interviewer that anyone mentioning him as a candidate must be “smoking marijuana”.

Poll: Do you think the next Pope can help reinvigorate the Catholic Church?
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Poll: Do you think the next Pope can help reinvigorate the Catholic Church?

Mar 4th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,539 Views 112 Comments

March should see a new leader to the world’s estimated 1.2 billion Catholics, but can he make a difference?

The next Pope: Cardinals gather for pre-conclave talks
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The next Pope: Cardinals gather for pre-conclave talks

Mar 4th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,174 Views 12 Comments

Cardinals gather for the general congregations today ahead of the start of the conclave to elect the next head of the Catholic Church.

Cardinals begin process of arranging conclave to elect new pope
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Cardinals begin process of arranging conclave to elect new pope

Mar 1st 2013, 11:32 AM 5,088 Views 35 Comments

The tweets from the @pontifex Twitter account have been removed, with the account dormant awaiting a new pontiff.

Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎
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Two popes, two resignations: Benedict XVI and Celestine V‎

Mar 1st 2013, 7:15 AM 8,814 Views 15 Comments

There’s more than a few similarities between the only two men to have resigned the papacy by choice.

Benedict XVI formally steps down as leader of Catholic Church
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Benedict XVI formally steps down as leader of Catholic Church

Feb 28th 2013, 7:10 PM 9,117 Views 131 Comments

Cardinals will now meet to elect a successor, while the 85-year-old former Joseph Ratzinger will be known as ‘Pope Emeritus’.

10 most annoying replies the Pope got on Twitter
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10 most annoying replies the Pope got on Twitter

Feb 28th 2013, 12:31 PM 15,454 Views 38 Comments

Did @Pontifex really quit because he kept getting sass tweets?

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 28th 2013, 8:41 AM 6,785 Views 6 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Last day: Benedict XVI's papal powers expire at 7pm tonight
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Last day: Benedict XVI's papal powers expire at 7pm tonight

Feb 28th 2013, 8:03 AM 4,213 Views 67 Comments

The pontiff will depart the Vatican later today to spend the next few months at the papal residence at Castel Gandolfo before he returns to the Vatican permanently to live a life of prayer and academic research.

Anyone want to buy some 2014 Pope Benedict calendars?
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Anyone want to buy some 2014 Pope Benedict calendars?

Feb 27th 2013, 6:30 PM 6,252 Views 24 Comments

“This will be rare item in years to come,” said the person with a bunch of now redundant calendars.

Benedict XVI holds final address before stepping down as pope
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Benedict XVI holds final address before stepping down as pope

Feb 27th 2013, 12:27 PM 4,693 Views 70 Comments

The 85-year-old enjoys an emotional sendoff, explaining his reasons for retiring and taking a final tour of St Peter’s Square.

Cardinal Brady 'genuinely regrets' retirement of Bishop due to ill-health
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Cardinal Brady 'genuinely regrets' retirement of Bishop due to ill-health

Feb 27th 2013, 12:19 PM 6,041 Views 13 Comments

The resignation of Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Armagh, Gerard Clifford, has been accepted by Pope Benedict.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
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The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Feb 27th 2013, 8:39 AM 6,856 Views 9 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Pope to hold his final Vatican audience ahead of departure
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Pope to hold his final Vatican audience ahead of departure

Feb 27th 2013, 8:14 AM 2,940 Views 79 Comments

Details of Pope Benedict’s life after his reign ends have emerged and include him swapping his trademark red shoes for a brown pair. His Fisherman’s Ring will also be destroyed.

Benedict changes rules to allow Conclave to start earlier
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Benedict changes rules to allow Conclave to start earlier

Feb 25th 2013, 1:16 PM 6,807 Views 52 Comments

Cardinals can now move the Conclave forward if they’re all present – but also have to take strict oaths of secrecy.

Here's a secret only the new pope will see...
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Here's a secret only the new pope will see...

Feb 25th 2013, 12:26 PM 10,989 Views 15 Comments

The Vatileaks enquiry report will be for his eyes only.

Pope not 'abandoning the Church' as 100,000 attend Sunday prayer
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Pope not 'abandoning the Church' as 100,000 attend Sunday prayer

Feb 24th 2013, 3:39 PM 4,382 Views 105 Comments

An emotional Pope Benedict XVI has delivered his last Sunday prayer in St Peter’s Square in Rome.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Feb 24th 2013, 9:02 AM 10,857 Views 10 Comments

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day.

Pope Benedict will remain in 'spiritual proximity' after his resignation
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Pope Benedict will remain in 'spiritual proximity' after his resignation

Feb 23rd 2013, 12:35 PM 5,095 Views 69 Comments

Speaking ahead of his resignation next week, Pope Benedict XVI said that God’s beauty was “constantly contradicted by the evil of this world, by suffering and by corruption.”

Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery
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Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery

Feb 21st 2013, 1:13 PM 24,939 Views 118 Comments

La Repubblica says a report presented in December detailed breaches of the ‘sixth and seventh commandments’.

Pope calls for Catholic Church to 'renew' as thousands flock to prayers
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Pope calls for Catholic Church to 'renew' as thousands flock to prayers

Feb 17th 2013, 3:55 PM 17,115 Views 139 Comments

The Vatican said over 50,000 people had turned out to see the pope for his Sunday Angelus, while local authorities put the number at over 100,000.

Vatican admits Pope had secret heart operation three months ago
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Vatican admits Pope had secret heart operation three months ago

Feb 12th 2013, 8:11 PM 19,470 Views 101 Comments

The Vatican said the operation had nothing to do with the Pope’s decision to resign.

Eight years: A timeline of Pope Benedict's key moments
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Eight years: A timeline of Pope Benedict's key moments

Feb 12th 2013, 6:15 AM 4,813 Views 8 Comments

The highlights of Pope Benedict XVI’s papacy, from 2005 to today.

Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election
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Glossary: Some of the terms you'll hear during the Papal election

Feb 11th 2013, 9:30 PM 9,780 Views 48 Comments

Because of the Ingravescentem aetatem, not all of the College of Cardinals get to fill the Petrine ministry. Didn’t you know?

Cardinal Brady notes 'significant' date of Pope's retirement news
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Cardinal Brady notes 'significant' date of Pope's retirement news

Feb 11th 2013, 8:10 PM 12,702 Views 57 Comments

February 11 is the World Day of the Sick, Brady notes, asking for prayers for those responsible for choosing his successor.

Taoiseach extends 'best wishes' to Pope, President writes Pontiff a letter
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Taoiseach extends 'best wishes' to Pope, President writes Pontiff a letter

Feb 11th 2013, 1:22 PM 3,821 Views 31 Comments

Enda Kenny clashed with the Catholic Church in the last two years, slamming the “the dysfunction, the disconnection, the elitism that dominates the Vatican today” after the Cloyne report in 2011.

Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation
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Incredulity, shock and humility - The world reacts to Pope Benedict's resignation

Feb 11th 2013, 12:46 PM 13,674 Views 76 Comments

Today’s announcement caught the world unawares. Here’s some of the initial reactions.

In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI
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In pictures: From Cardinal Ratzinger to Pope Benedict XVI

Feb 11th 2013, 12:44 PM 8,783 Views 21 Comments

The life and times of the 265th Pope.

Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor
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Vatican receives around 600 abuse cases every year, says prosecutor

Feb 6th 2013, 8:43 PM 3,823 Views 14 Comments

The Vatican’s new chief prosecutor said many of the cases date back to the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

Dublin priest Brendan Leahy appointed as new Bishop of Limerick
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Dublin priest Brendan Leahy appointed as new Bishop of Limerick

Jan 10th 2013, 6:19 PM 5,346 Views 35 Comments

Leahy succeeds Donal Murray, who resigned in 2009 after being criticised by the Murphy Report into clerical abuse.

What did the Pope say about abortion yesterday?
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What did the Pope say about abortion yesterday?

Jan 8th 2013, 8:34 AM 8,909 Views 109 Comments

Was Benedict referring to Ireland when he spoke of laws that “unjustly alter the balance” between mother and baby?

Bank card payments suspended in Vatican
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Bank card payments suspended in Vatican

Jan 3rd 2013, 6:04 PM 12,385 Views 41 Comments

Bank of Italy says the Vatican failed to fully implement anti money laundering legislation.

Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"
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Labour TD calls Pope's gay marriage comments "deeply insulting"

Dec 22nd 2012, 12:23 PM 13,360 Views 113 Comments

John Lyons claims this is second time in a week that Vatican has “targeted the international LGBT community”.

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