Frontline's new documentary, "Secrets of the Vatican," uses leaked documents and interviews to expose turmoil, corruption and abuse in the final year of Pope Benedict's papacy. It's a legacy that Pope Francis is now trying to overcome.
Sexual attitudes are changing in South Africa. But there remains challenges in family planning and disease prevention. Anchor Marco Werman talks with reporter Poppy Louw from The Times newspaper in Johannesburg about those challenges.
The Filipino Catholic Church has long been influential in the country's politics, as well as its morality. But that influence is waning, and perhaps nowhere is that more visible in the end of a decade-long battle to enact legislation providing for free contraceptives to the country's residents.
The recent passage of a controversial law that provides free contraception has called into question the Church's social and political influence in the Philippines. It's also put the spotlight on activists who have been challenging the Church's power.
Pope Benedict XVI has announced that he is to step down at the end of February because of his frail health. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Rome correspondent Megan Williams about reaction to the surprise announcement.
Italian director Nanni Moretti's 'Habemus Papam' portrays a newly-elected Pope having a nervous breakdown. The World's William Troop spoke with Moretti about what 'We Have A Pope' is really about. This film is now being released in the United States.