You’ve got mail, Pope Francis. Lots of it…

January 31, 2014

(Pope Francis receives a postcard with a photograph of himself as a gift at the end of his Wednesday general audience in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican May 8, 2013. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini)

Italian police recover blood-stained cloth from relic of Pope John Paul II

January 31, 2014

(A broken glass of a niche where the stolen reliquary with the blood of the late Pope John Paul II was located is seen next to a painting of the late Pope in the small mountain church of San Pietro della Ienca, near the city of L’Aquila January 28, 2014 .REUTERS/Max Rossi )

Move over Superman. It’s time for … Superpope

January 29, 2014

(A priest and a nun walk by a large drawing of Pope Francis depicting him as a superhero on a wall near the Vatican January 29, 2014. The Argentinian Pope is shown taking off into air with his right fist clenched in a classic Superman style. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi)

Thieves steal Pope John Paul’s blood from Catholic church near Rome

January 27, 2014

(Pall bearers carry the body of the late Pope John Paul II through a packed Saint Peter’s Square enroute to the Basilica at the Vatican April 4, 2005. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach)

French President François Hollande makes delicate visit to Pope Francis

January 24, 2014

(Pope Francis (R) talks with French President Francois Hollande during a private audience at the Vatican, January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi )

Pope Francis won’t be lenient with predator priests: ex-prosecutor Scicluna

January 22, 2014

(Newly-ordained Auxiliary Bishop of Malta Charles Scicluna (C) is congratulated by fellow bishops during his ordination ceremony at St John’s Co-Cathedral in Valletta November 24, 2012.  REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi )

Pope Francis urges Davos elites to serve humanity with their wealth

January 21, 2014

(Cardinal Peter Turkson, president of the Pontifical Council for Peace and Justice, reads a message from Pope Francis at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2014 in Davos January 21, 2014. REUTERS/Ruben Sprich)

This little piggy went to the Vatican, to get a blessing

January 17, 2014

(A traditional Sicilian chariot with a horse is seen in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican January 17, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini )Broken

How much is that halo? Vatican regulates costs of making saints

January 15, 2014

(St Andrew, by Lippo d’Andrea di Lippo (b. around 1370, d. before 1451) in a fresco in the Duomo in Florence)

Pope’s choice of new Catholic cardinals puts emphasis on the poor

January 13, 2014

(Faithful watch a maxi screen as Pope Francis leads the Angelus prayer from the window of the Apostolic Palace in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican January 12, 2014. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini)