Pope Benedict XVI

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI issued an urgent appeal Sunday to military and political leaders to consider the safety of Libyan civilians and ensure they have access to emergency aid in his first comments on the U.S.-led military assault on Libya.
 
Today in History (AP, March 20, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
Pope marks Italy's 150th with conciliatory message (AP, March 16, 2011; 2:48 PM)
 
Pope Benedict XVI's Germany visit to focus on faith's future (Post, March 15, 2011; 11:15 AM)
 
Pope's Germany trip to focus on faith's future (AP, March 15, 2011; 11:12 AM)
 
Lebanon's Maronite bishops elect Bechara el-Rai patriarch of largest Mideast Catholic church (Post, March 15, 2011; 10:24 AM)
 
Lebanese Archbishop Bechara el-Rai new patriarch (AP, March 15, 2011; 10:18 AM)
 
Organizers expect as many as 1.5 million youths at papal event in Spain (Post, March 15, 2011; 10:18 AM)
 
Organizers expect massive turnout at pope's event (AP, March 15, 2011; 10:13 AM)
 
Catholics in England and Wales say 900 leave Church of England to join ordinariate (Post, March 15, 2011; 10:10 AM)
 
English Catholics claim 900 Anglican converts (AP, March 15, 2011; 10:07 AM)
 
Vatican kicks off countdown to JP2 beatification (AP, March 14, 2011; 12:44 PM)
 
Pope prays for Japan quake victims, encourages aid (AP, March 13, 2011; 7:23 AM)
 
Today in History (AP, March 13, 2011; 12:00 AM)
 
Friend John Paul II? Late pope gets Facebook page. (Post, March 13, 2011)
 
Friend the pope? John Paul II gets Facebook page (AP, March 12, 2011; 5:15 PM)
 
Pope Benedict XVI offers prayers for victims of Japan's earthquake, tsunamis (AP, March 11, 2011; 1:54 PM)
 
Pope lets ailing Florida bishop retire (AP, March 11, 2011; 7:32 AM)
 
Pope's new book: Violence never in God's name (AP, March 10, 2011; 1:44 PM)
 
Ash Wednesday 2011: Welcoming Lent with penitence for some, scandal for others (washingtonpost.com, March 9, 2011; 2:30 PM)
 
Pope receives ashes atop head in penitence rite (AP, March 9, 2011; 12:41 PM)
 
Lebanese bishops begin meetings to elect patriarch (AP, March 9, 2011; 11:56 AM)
 
Hundreds of Anglicans moving to Catholic church (AP, March 9, 2011; 11:51 AM)
 
Digest (Post, March 4, 2011)
 
Shahbaz Bhatti, Pakistan's Minorities Minister, assassinated by gunmen (washingtonpost.com, March 2, 2011; 3:23 PM)
 
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