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Pope’s Albania visit to showcase peace between religions
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis will head to Albania on Sunday on his first trip to a European country, to pay tribute to those who suffered under Communism and praise a political system under which religions unite.(9/17/2014 10:31:09 PM)
Sixth Meeting of Council of Cardinals Wraps Up
The director of the Holy See Press Office, Father Federico Lombardi, provided an update on the sixth meeting of the Council of Cardinals, which began on Monday, 15 September and will conclude this afternoon.(9/17/2014 10:56:19 AM)
Cocaine found in Vatican City diplomatic car
Police in France find cocaine and marijuana in a vehicle with Holy See diplomatic plates belonging to Cardinal Jorge Maria Mejia(9/16/2014 12:17:22 PM)
Vatican confirms pope to visit Turkey in November
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis will visit Turkey at the end of November, traveling to a country on the front lines of the Islamic militant surge that has forced tens of thousands of Christians to flee their homes.(9/12/2014 11:26:30 AM)
Holy See Address to UN on the Rights of the Elderly
Here is the text of a declaration made by Archbishop Silvano Tomasi to the 27th Session of the Human Rights Council, on the rights of the elderly. Archbishop Tomasi is the Holy See's representative to the UN offices in Geneva.(9/18/2014 11:41:14 AM)
Preparations for Papal Visit to Turkey Confirmed
Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi confirmed Pope Francis would be visiting Turkey after the Holy See received an official letter of invitation from the country’s President this morning.(9/12/2014 10:27:18 AM)
Archbishop Tomasi: Dialogue, Solidarity Needed in Response to Global Explosion of Violence
Saying that the upsurge of violence in Iraq has awakened the world, the Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, has urged the international community to defend and protect the fundamental human rights of all those affected.(8/27/2014 10:11:24 AM)
Former Vatican ambassador stripped of immunity over sex abuse claims
Josef Wesolowski, former priest and representative of Holy See in Dominican Republic, may now face criminal trial in Caribbean The Vatican City's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been stripped of his diplomatic immunity after being accused of sexually abusing young boys. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev Federico Lombardi, said Josef Wesolowski had ended all diplomatic activity for ...(8/25/2014 4:49:34 PM)
ISIS has plan to assassinate Pope Francis and plant jihadi flag on top of St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City
Pope Francis is at risk of an assassination attempt by ISIS extremists, the Vatican has been warned before his first visit to a Muslim-majority country this weekend(9/17/2014 2:18:08 PM)
Two New Members Appointed to Board of the Vatican Bank
The Commission of Cardinals for the Institute for the Works of Religion (IOR), popularly known as the Vatican Bank, has appointed Mauricio Larrain (Chile) and Carlo Salvatori (Italy) as members of the IOR Board of Superintendence, according to a press release published by the Institute today.(9/16/2014 11:26:29 AM)
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