Images of the square outside Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican City are immediately recognizable. Now, take a peek at some views of the Vatican that aren't as familiar.
On Saturday, Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II will both be named saints. In light of their canonization, take a look back at a few of the notable, unusual and surprising moments throughout papal history.
One year ago today, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. Click here to learn more about the election process and the history of the papacy.
Newspapers around the world heralded the election of Pope Francis on their front pages.
Choosing the name Benedict XVI, Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger is elected pope on April 19, 2005.
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