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The papal election: What history teaches us about cardinals

As cardinals gather to choose Pope Benedict  successor XVI, Dr Stella Fletcher, Honorary Researcher at The University of Manchester, uses history to think about how the election will pan out. A historian, she has studied ...

Feb 28, 2013
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Pope on social networking: the virtual is real

(AP)—Pope Benedict XVI put church leaders on notice Thursday, saying social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter aren't a virtual world they can ignore, but rather a very real world they must engage if they want to ...

Jan 24, 2013
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Pope draws half a million Twitter followers

Pope Benedict XVI boasted hundreds of thousands of followers on his new Twitter account on Tuesday—just a day after it was unveiled and more than a week before any actual tweets appear.

Dec 04, 2012
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Pope may go online to launch Vatican news portal

(AP) -- The Vatican, whose communications problems are no secret, is taking a leap into the world of new media with the launch next week of a news information portal that Pope Benedict XVI himself may put ...

Jun 27, 2011
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