Francis loves such shows of modesty, but his job can make them tough.
Robert Seldon Lady was a CIA star in 2003. Now he's detained in Panama and could face extradition. What happened?
Also, why economists are upset about Italy's election.
Pope Benedict XVI shocked the world Monday morning by announcing that he will step down on Feb. 28, saying he could no longer serve "due to an advanced age." He is the first pontiff to resign since 1415.
Pope Benedict XVI announced he will step down, but his rationale is very different than the four previous papal resignations.
"How can faith in Jesus be lived in a world without hope?," @Pontifex asks his 800,000 followers.
The Pope follows himself, in seven languages (no Tagalog).
An Italian court has sentenced the former prime minister to four years in prison.
Is there more to the story than prosecutors who don't understand seismology?