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The Fisherman’s Ring: Preparing for the New Pontiff’s Symbol of Authority

The ring is a papal insignia the new Pontiff receives during the solemn papal inauguration Mass

Jorge Cardinal Bergoglio is Pope Francis: his bio

As Pope, he is the universal pastor of the Catholic Church

A Pope from the Ends of the Earth

Cardinal Bergoglio had been described as a “Jesuit with a Franciscan heart.”

Round Two of Pope Madness!

The remaining Popes are reduced to the Sweet Sixteen

VIDEO: Interview with Angelo Matera on what the Church needs in the next Pope

Pope St Gregory the Great is a good model of what we need today, Matera says

My Hope for the New Pope

The next Pope should emphasize the importance of friendship with Christ

Round One of Pope Madness!

In this round: the only Pope to sell the office, one who's dead body was put on trail, and another that never existed

Cardinal O’Malley: “We need a Shepherd Pope”

The only Capuchin cardinal in the world lays out his vision for the papacy

St. Benedict on Benedict

A look at the life of St Benedict can tell us a lot about how Pope Benedict XVI viewed his pontificate

Most American Catholics have a positive view of Benedict, says survey

Only 13% of Catholics said he had a negative impact on their lives