Benedict XVI fell in love “in a very serious way” as a student, according to the author of a new book-length interview with the Pope Emeritus.
Pope Francis is likely to visit Belgrade and Pristina “within the next year”, according to a Serbian newspaper.
Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan has predicted that rising poverty will lead to an increase in human trafficking.
Francis X Rocca says that so far the Vatican Secretariat for the Economy “has accomplished little of what it set out to do”.
Judy Roberts reports that Greg Burke twice declined a post as Vatican communications adviser.
Andrea Gagliarducci argues that Pope Francis’s latest curial reforms mark a paradigm shift.
And Violet Hudson explores the Christian origins of the fish burger.
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