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Jorge Mario Bergoglio

Analysts: Pope not expected to reform Catholic Church

The newly-elected Pope Francis I is expected to usher in a period of social justice and the idealisation of a simple lifestyle. However the communications department of the Catholic Church in Finland is warning followers not to expect major reform, as it’s not part of the pontiff’s mandate.

Timo Soini

Finns Party's Timo Soini surprised by pope’s resignation

Finland’s most prominent Catholic, Timo Soini, has speculated that the Pope’s advanced age and difficult tasks lay behind the Pontiff's surprise decision to resign.

Five Presidents Meet in Helsinki

The Presidents of Finland, Austria, Latvia and Portugal have met with each other in Helsinki. The heads of state arrived for the unofficial gathering at the invitation of President Tarja Halonen.

Finns Pay Tribute to Pope John Paul II

Finnish President Tarja Halonen says that with the death of Pope John Paul II Saturday night, humanity has lost a strong proponent of peace and unity. In a statement issued by the President's office on Sunday, Halonen says that in addition to the Catholic Church, his death touches all of humanity.