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  Man climbs dome to protest Italian economy

Man climbs onto dome of St Peter's to protest Italian politics

ROME (Reuters) - A man climbed onto a ledge on the dome of St Peter's Basilica on Monday and unfurled a banner protesting against a "political horror show", an apparent reference to Italy's embattled coalition struggling with recession and high unemployment. Full story

Stunning time-lapse video captures day at Vatican

  From sunrise to sunset, see clouds dance above beautiful St. Peter's Basilica, the crown jewel of Vatican City.

Factbox: Who, what, where, how of Catholic conclaves

(Reuters) - Roman Catholic Cardinals begin a conclave on Tuesday to elect the Church's 266th pontiff and a successor to Pope Benedict, who abdicated unexpectedly last month. Full story

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  Pope Benedict celebrates last public Mass as pontiff

Presiding over Ash Wednesday services inside a packed St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, Pope Benedict was wheeled along the central aisle as a choir sang, preceded by dozens of cardinals, who will decide his successor. ITN Europe Editor, James Mates reports from the Vatican.

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