Barney Zwartz Pope Francis was installed as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics at his inauguration Mass at St Peter's Basilica on Tuesday, calling on ''all men and women of good will'' to protect...
Barney Zwartz Authentic power is service and the Pope must enter fully into that service with tenderness, Pope Francis told up to a million rapturous Romans at his inauguration Mass at St Peter's Basilica on...
Barney Zwartz Vatican officials, made nervous by the public example of the new pope, have already begun to moderate their lifestyle, taking taxis around Rome rather than using the large fleet of luxury sedans,...
Barney Zwartz ROME: Pope Francis, whose name honours the simplicity and humility of St Francis of Assisi, began his reign by sharing a bus with cardinals after his election, mingling with worshippers in a church...
Barney Zwartz Pope Francis began his reign by sharing a bus with cardinals after his election.
Barney Zwartz The surprise selection of an Argentine, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, as the new Pope electrified the world's 1.
Barney Zwartz The church's first South American Pope, Francis, elected in the fifth ballot of the conclave in Rome on Wednesday night, is regarded as a humble man of orthodox theology and wide vision.
Barney Zwartz Simplicity and a concentration on core values - particularly social justice and outreach - will be among the gifts Pope Francis brings as the 266th leader the Roman Catholic Church.
Barney Zwartz The church's first South American pope, Francis I, elected in the fifth ballot of the conclave in Rome on Wednesday night, is regarded as a humble man of orthodox theology and wide vision.
Barney Zwartz Hundreds of thousands of elated Catholics greeted the first South American pope with tumultuous cheers, waving flags and applause when Jorge Mario Bergoglio appeared on the veranda at St Peter's...
Barney Zwartz White smoke signalled the new Pope had been elected: Argentinian cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, taking the papal name Francis. Religion editor Barney Zwartz reports from Rome.
Barney Zwartz Possibly a couple of dozen cardinals went into this conclave with a papal name chosen ready to use, because the new pope has to announce it immediately, and no doubt the time immediately after the...
Barney Zwartz Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 76, has been named as the new pope.
Barney Zwartz Black smoke again poured from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel on Wednesday lunchtime in Rome, showing that the 115 cardinals have now had three ballots without selecting a pope.
Barney Zwartz The cardinals have failed to elect a Pope on their first try, reports religion editor Barney Zwartz from Rome.
Barney Zwartz The first black smoke has emerged from the chimney on the Sistine Chapel roof, signalling that the cardinals meeting in a secret conclave have failed in their first vote to elect a new pope.
Barney Zwartz New pope will have to face challenge of managing markedly diverse expectations from the developed and developing worlds, Australia's ambassador to the Holy See says.
Barney Zwartz Fabian, a farmer, was visiting Rome in January in the year 236 when a dove, the traditional symbol of the Holy Spirit, settled on him.
Barney Zwartz As the cardinals prepare to elect the new Pope, religion editor Barney Zwartz explains what will happen in the papal conclave over the next few days.
Barney Zwartz, Religion Editor, Rome Two loose coalitions of cardinals have emerged in the papal race, each backing a candidate.