Pope Benedict has bid farewell to worshippers at his final general audience. Tens of thousands gathered at the Vatican. The Pope told them he'd resigned for the good of the church.
The Vatican has begun a probe against two ex-managers accused of diverting funds from a children's hospital to renovate a Rome penthouse. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone's lawyer says he never asked for the luxury refit.
Having called Jews "enemies of the church," Bishop Bernard Fellay is used to causing a stir in the Vatican and beyond. On this week's Conflict Zone, he denies being anti-Semitic and explains why he opposes Pope Francis.
The Vatican has put two Italian journalists under investigation for their alleged role in divulging state secrets. The pair wrote books detailing gross financial mismanagement and corruption within the church.
Pope Francis opened the "Holy Door" in the walls of St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican, launching an extraordinary Catholic jubilee year. The theme of the Holy Year will be mercy.
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