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# benedict - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge Benedict Cumberbatch posed like an otter and punched a teddy bear on Graham Norton last night Otter Madness

# benedict - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

Former Pope Benedict says he never tried to cover up child abuse

A long-distance dialogue between the former pope and a mathematician has provoked reaction around the world.

# benedict - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Top officials at scandal-hit Vatican bank resign

It follows the arrest of a cleric who held accounts at the institution for alleged corruption.

# benedict - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Video: Pope Francis in unprecedented meeting with predecessor Benedict

The two men prayed after Pope Francis arrived at ‘Emeritus Pope’ Benedict’s lakeside residence in Castel Gandolfo earlier today in what was an historic rendezvous.

# benedict - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Meet the men who could succeed Pope Benedict XVI

17 would-be contenders in the race for the papal office.

# benedict - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

A 12-century Irish saint reckons the next pope is the last

St Malachy – the first Irish saint to be canonised by a pope – had a prophecy concerning every pope between then and now.

From The Daily Edge The best memes about the Pope's resignation Haven't A Pope

The best memes about the Pope's resignation

Father Ted references ahoy.

# benedict - Monday 11 February, 2013

Archbishop Martin: It's amazing the pope had continued until now

The Archbishop of Dublin notes that it had been clear that Benedict XVI’s health had been in decline for the past month.

# benedict - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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

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

# benedict - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Pope's ex-butler to take the stand in leaks trial today

Paolo Gabriele, 46, faces up to four years in prison if he is convicted of aggravated theft in the worst security breach in the Vatican’s recent history.

# benedict - Monday 13 August, 2012

Pope's butler to stand trial over Vatileaks scandal

Paolo Gabriele is accused of stealing secret documents and leaking them to the press.

# benedict - Monday 9 January, 2012

From The Daily Edge Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals Vatican

Wikifail: Vatican uses Wikipedia for profiles of new cardinals

A spokesman later clarified that the biographies that had been sent to journalists were unofficial and had been issued in haste.