Pope Benedict XVI

Pope to join celebs, presidents with Twitter feed

VATICAN CITY (AP) — He already has a billion followers. Now, Pope Benedict XVI will join the Twitter-sphere, tweeting from a personal account along with the world’s celebrities, leaders and ordinary folk. Vatican spokesman the […]

11/08/2012

Pope prays in Arabic

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI has delivered a prayer in Arabic during his weekly general audience in a new effort by the Vatican to show support for Christians in the Middle East. A […]

10/10/2012

Pope hopes latest book brings people to Jesus

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI says he hopes his latest book on Jesus – about his infancy – will help bring people closer to Christ. “Jesus’ Infancy” is due in bookstores by Christmas […]

10/09/2012

Texas Roman Catholic bishop moving to California

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Roman Catholic bishop in North Texas has been named to head the Diocese of Orange, Calif. Pope Benedict XVI on Friday announced the appointment of Fort Worth Bishop Kevin […]

09/21/2012

The 'Popemobile' is now green

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Benedict XVI is now a bit greener. The 85-year-old pontiff was presented with his first electric car on Wednesday, a customized white Renault Kangoo for jaunts around the gardens of […]

09/05/2012

Pope sets stage for historic blending of choirs

(AP) – The Sistine Chapel Choir, whose boys and men sing for the pope at all his Masses, is about to get some illustrious company. The Westminster Abbey Choir, the world-renowned chorus that last year […]

06/28/2012

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