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EPA administrator at Vatican ahead of encyclical.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency met Friday with Vatican officials who helped draft Pope Francis' upcoming encyclical on ecology, evidence that the Obama admini(1/30/2015 7:48:19 AM)
Pope rows back from 'rabbits' comments, praises large families
VATICAN CITY, Holy See - Pope Francis on Wednesday described large families as a "gift from God", just days after he said Catholics did not need to "breed like rabbits".(1/21/2015 8:17:38 AM)
Vatican to Offer Haircuts for Homeless
Last November, the Holy See announced that they would be opening three showers under the colonnades of St. Peter's Basilica for the homeless. Now they will also open a barber shop and offer haircuts and shaves free of charge for homeless people.(1/30/2015 12:47:13 PM)
Vatican prelate encourages evangelization in pastoral visit to Vietnam
Cardinal Fernando Filoni receives of flowers Jan. 22 in Hue City, Vietnam. (Peter Nguyen)(1/29/2015 12:32:47 PM)
EPA chief at Vatican: Obama 'aligned' with Francis on climate change
Explaining her visit to the Vatican Friday, the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said she wanted to let Pope Francis know that President Barack Obama is "aligned with him" on the issue of climate change and is taking action.(1/30/2015 6:03:19 AM)
Top gov’t execs have close papal encounters not once but twice
Under sunny skies, President Benigno Aquino III led the entourage of Philippine officialdom that welcomed Pope Francis to Malacañang on Friday as head of Vatican City, the smallest state in the world.(1/16/2015 4:32:29 PM)
Spokesman: No Immediate Threats to Vatican After Paris Attack
The Holy See denied reports by several news organizations of possible security threats to St. Peter’s and Vatican City. European cities have been on heightened alert since last week's terrorist attack in Paris.(1/12/2015 11:11:08 AM)
Papal Nuncio hails best hospitality, collaboration
The ambassador of the Holy See relayed yesterday the pope’s message of thanks to President Aquino, the government, all sectors and the Filipino people for giving the pontiff a rapturous reception wherever he went. Speaking to reporters after the sendoff at Villamor Air Base in Pasay City, Papal Nuncio Giuseppe Pinto narrated that Francis repeatedly said “thank you,” and that the Vatican was ...(1/19/2015 7:00:00 PM)
Pope sees 'shadows and dangers' amid Vatican attack fears
Pope Francis on Thursday told Italian police officers in charge of security around the Vatican that he saw "shadows and dangers", but urged them not to give in to fear. "On the horizon we see shadows and dangers which worry humanity," he said in the wake of an increase in security around the Vatican amid fears Islamic State extremists may be plotting to attack the head of the Roman Catholic ...(1/22/2015 3:31:11 PM)
Pope opens doors to transsexual dubbed ‘devil’s daughter’—report
Pope Francis has met a Spanish transsexual and his fiancée at the Vatican, opening his doors to a man dubbed "the devil's daughter" by a local priest, media reports said Tuesday.(1/27/2015 9:43:41 PM)
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