The individual settlements for each of the four victims reportedly range from just less than $1 million up to $4 million.
Argentine Jorge Bergoglio was introduced to the public after being elected Pope Francis.
The conclave at the Vatican... These are the footsteps the 115 cardinals will take on Tuesday ... in one of the world's oldest and most secret forms of election -- selecting the next pope. The cardinals come from 48 countries, with Italians making up the biggest single national bloc. They ...
It has yet to be decided who the new Pope will be, but the robes that the next leader of the Catholic Church will wear have already been designed and made in Italy.
Work was underway in the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday to prepare the Michelangelo-frescoed room for the conclave, although there is still no indication as to when it would begin. The Sistine Chapel was closed to the public on Tuesday, disappointing many tourists who had come to Rome to see it.
Nearly 150 Cardinals arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday (March 6) for the third day of preliminary meetings, known as "general congregations", to sketch a profile for the next pope following the shock abdication of Pope Benedict last month. Under Church law they have until March 20 to start a ...
Pope Benedict XVI officially stepped down as the leader of millions of Catholics world-wide Thursday. In his final message to the faithful, he said he's a simple pilgrim.
The Pope will switch out his red shoes and make other attire changes.
Pope Benedict bid an emotional farewell at his last general audience on Wednesday (February 27), saying he understood the gravity of his decision to become the first pontiff to resign in 600 years but that he had done it for the good of the Roman Catholic Church. Addressing an estimated ...
Pope Benedict XVI addressed thousands of people at St. Peter's Square in his final general audience on Wednesday.