Pope Benedict Xvi Resignation

How Long Will Conclave Take?

CBC | Posted 05.10.2013 | Canada

The retirement of Benedict XVI on Feb. 28 marks the first time in nearly 600 years that a pope has decided to step down, which forces the Roman Cathol...

LOOK: Pope's Final Sunday Blessing Draws Crowd

AP | FRANCES D'EMILIO | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada

VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI gave his pontificate's final Sunday blessing from his studio window to the cheers of tens of thousands of people pac...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert Says World Not Ready for Canadian Pope

Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada

While Quebec native Marc Ouellet is considered a leading contender for pope, Stephen Colbert isn't having any of it. The satirical newsman says Cardin...

Should the Next Pope Be Latino?

Rachel Décoste | Posted 04.14.2013 | Canada
Rachel Décoste

While the Catholic Church adapts to the sudden news that their pontiff will resign at the end of the month after only eight years at the supreme seat of power at the Vatican, predictions and aspirations abound. But has anyone considered demographics? According to a 2004 Boston College Magazine study, fully 50 per cent of the world's Catholics are Latino.

'Great Shock For The Church:' Canadian Church Reacts

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - Surprise, a lack of understanding and even some disappointment — those were among the initial emotions expressed by a number of Canadians ...