Tag: Benedict Xvi
‘God’s Rottweiler’ to resign as Pope
At the age of 85, Pope Benedict XVI has resigned as leader of the Catholic Church. Ill health and old age forced him to stand down – but they have not stopped him courting controversy.
Pope’s visit puts isolated Cuba in the spotlight
During his visit to Cuba, Pope Benedict XVI called for its rulers to embrace political freedoms. His requests were quickly rebuffed – but the communist nation is changing all the same.