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      August 9, 2016

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      The decade-long legal war between Argentina and a bunch of US hedge funds led by Elliott Management ended in a...

    2. July 26, 2016

      Isis terror spreads to Normandy

      Still in shock from the Bastille Day terror attack on a crowded Riviera seafront, France witnessed horror in another...

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    1. July 7, 2016

      Guilty verdicts in VatiLeaks II trial

      A Vatican court has found two former officials guilty of leaking confidential information on the Holy See’s finances,...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      June 22, 2016

      Keeping cool in Saint Peter's square

      Bishops use umbrellas to protect themselves from the sun as Pope Francis leads his Wednesday general audience in Saint...

    3. June 16, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Andrea Tornielli, reporter, La Stampa

      Andrea Tornielli is sitting in a back room at the Vatican press centre, on the edge of Saint Peter’s Square, recalling...

    4. FT Photo Diary

      May 16, 2016

      Photographing the pope

      A bishop takes a photo of Pope Francis during the opening session of the CEI, Italian Episcopal Conference, at the...

    5. May 6, 2016

      Pope urges Europe’s leaders to renew push for integration

      Pope Francis has called for European leaders to make a new and audacious push for the continent’s integration, to...

    6. The World

      May 6, 2016

      EU chieftains bemoan European disunity

      The three EU chieftains– Jean-Claude Juncker, Donald Tusk, and Martin Schulz – swapped the corridors of power in...

    7. April 21, 2016

      Vatican suspends PwC audit of its finances

      The Vatican has suspended an audit of its finances by accountancy firm PwC, marking a setback for Pope Francis’s drive...

    8. Brussels Blog

      April 18, 2016

      Brussels Briefing: The immaculate relocation

      This is Monday’s edition of our daily Brussels Briefing. To receive it every morning in your email in-box, sign up...

    9. April 16, 2016

      Sanders meets Pope after campaign detour to Rome

      In the end, Bernie Sanders did meet the Pope. It was just for five minutes, early on Saturday morning, just before the...

    10. April 16, 2016

      Pope Francis visits Greek refugees

      Pope Francis has called on the international community to respond to the refugee crisis “in a way worthy of our common...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      April 13, 2016

      Pope Francis meets French fireman

      Pope Francis wears a helmet as he jokes with French firemen of Paris (Pompiers de Paris) at the end of his weekly...

    12. The World

      April 8, 2016

      White House Countdown: Pope Bernie

      We know that Pope Francis was unimpressed with Donald Trump after the pontiff accused the mogul of not being Christian...

    13. April 8, 2016

      A change of Catholic tone towards the family

      Pope Francis has finally spoken on the Catholic Church’s position on the family, after two synods of bishops and a...

    14. April 8, 2016

      Pope calls for fresh approach to divorce

      Pope Francis has taken a historic step by creating an opportunity for divorced Catholics to receive communion as he...

    15. Fast FT

      April 8, 2016

      Pope calls for 'compassionate' towards divorced Catholics

      Pope Francis has called on priests to take a more compassionate approach towards divorced Catholics, but fell short of...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      April 7, 2016

      The Bronze Door at the Vatican

      A Vatican Swiss guard stands in the corridor of the entrance of the Bronze Door of the Apostolic Palace, at the...

    17. April 5, 2016

      Pope prepares to visit Lesbos to highlight refugee crisis

      Pope Francis is preparing to visit the Greek island of Lesbos as soon as next week, possibly casting a moral shadow...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      March 27, 2016

      Swiss Guards in St. Peter's Square

      Swiss Guards stand in St. Peter’s Square, prior to the start of the Easter mass celebrated by Pope Francis at the...

    19. FT Photo Diary

      March 24, 2016

      Celebrating Chrism Mass

      Pope Francis celebrates a Chrism Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican. During the Mass the Pontiff blesses a...

    20. March 10, 2016

      Pope cracks down on financial abuse in canonisation process

      The business of saint-making may never be the same again. On Thursday, Pope Francis announced a regulatory crackdown...

    21. February 26, 2016

      Australia clerical sex abuse victims travel to Rome

      Australian survivors of clerical child sex abuse are travelling to Rome to attend the testimony of Cardinal George...

    22. The World

      February 18, 2016

      White House countdown - In the name of the father

      Sign up to receive White House countdown, our daily US politics email, here. Donald Trump has come under an...

    23. February 18, 2016

      Pope criticises humanitarian migrant crisis at US border town

      Pleading for “no more death! no more exploitation!”, Pope Francis used a mass in the Mexican border town of Ciudad...

    24. February 13, 2016

      Putin and politics loom over the Pope and the Patriarch

      As the heads of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches met on Friday for the first ever such meeting, their...

    25. February 5, 2016

      Centuries after Great Schism, Pope and Patriarch to meet

      A Roman Catholic Pope and the Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church will hold their first meeting since the Great...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      February 3, 2016

      UN soldiers greet the Pope

      Argentinian United Nations soldiers wave to Pope Francis as he arrives to lead the weekly audience in Saint Peter’s...

    27. January 25, 2016

      The unfinished business of Vatican bank reform

      Vatican folklore has it that a former pope was once asked how many people worked at the Holy See. “About half,” the...

    28. January 24, 2016

      Week Ahead Political Diary: Iranian president’s overseas mission

      For the first time in more than a decade, an Iranian president is going to visit two European states this week, which...

    29. Tech blog

      January 22, 2016

      #techFT - Pope meets disciples of tech

      Pope Francis has met the head of the Apple church as he develops his interest in tech, all Davos attendees can talk...

    30. January 18, 2016

      Former Vatican accountant cleared of smuggling €20m

      A former senior Vatican accountant was cleared of attempting to smuggle €20m in cash from Switzerland into Italy,...

    31. January 17, 2016

      Vatican finance chief sings praises of free markets

      A senior cardinal chosen by Pope Francis to manage the Vatican’s finances has launched into a spirited defence of free...

    32. January 13, 2016

      Google’s Schmidt to have private meeting with Pope

      Pope Francis has both praised the internet for being a “gift from God” and criticised technology — and particularly...

    33. FT Photo Diary

      January 13, 2016

      A swiss roll

      A Swiss Guard is assisted after falling during Pope Francis’ weekly general audience in the Paul VI Hall at the...

    34. December 15, 2015

      Vatican urged to 'deliver results' on anti money-laundering

      The Vatican has aligned most of its laws to comply with international standards on financial transparency but still has...

    35. FT Photo Diary

      December 8, 2015

      Putting on my tin hat

      A Swiss guard helps a colleague to adjust his helmet at St Peter’s square before the start of the Jubilee Year of Mercy...

    36. December 6, 2015

      Vatican appoints PwC for first international standards audit

      The Vatican has appointed PwC to undertake its first audit based on international accounting standards, as Pope Francis...

    37. FT Photo Diary

      December 2, 2015

      Papal prayers

      Pope Francis prays during his general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday ...

    38. November 23, 2015

      Africa’s gay activists urge Pope Francis to address intolerance

      When Eric Gitari’s uncle died last year, he went back to his village in Meru, central Kenya, for the burial. But when...

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