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Pope Francis to visit Chinese community in Florence
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis will visit one of Italy's largest Chinese communities in November, at a time when the Vatican is engaged in negotiations to normalise relations with Beijing, the Holy See said on Friday.(3/29/2015 2:46:25 AM)
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi's Statement to UN Human Rights Council on Ukraine
With reference to the Statement made by this Permanent Mission at the 25th Session of the Human Rights Council on March 26, 2014, the Holy See reiterates its closeness and solidarity to all the people of Ukraine, whose country continues to be affected by the present conflict.(3/26/2015 8:49:24 AM)
Holy See Representative to UN: Respecting Ukraine Agreements Is Critical
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, the Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, says all parties need to work to implement Ukraine Agreements.(3/26/2015 9:49:15 AM)
Pope hails bravery of Nigeria priests against Boko Haram
VATICAN CITY , Holy See – Pope Francis on Tuesday, March 17, hailed the bravery of Nigerian priests who have stood strong in the face of Boko Haram violence and worked to build bridges with the Muslim community. "I wish here to express my heartfelt thanks to ...(3/17/2015 11:07:27 AM)
Pope under pressure to roll back on abuse case bishop
VATICAN CITY, Holy See – Pope Francis's decision to appoint a Chilean bishop suspected of protecting a pedophile priest has alarmed the Vatican's own child protection watchdog, its members told Agence France-Presse. Several members of the new commission set up by the pope to stamp out child abuse in the Catholic Church ...(3/28/2015 10:37:48 AM)
Holy See Statement Expressing Pope's Solidarity With Displaced of Iraq, Nigeria
"As Holy Week approaches, these families share with Christ the unjust violence of which they are made victims, and participate in the suffering of Christ himself."(3/27/2015 9:04:05 AM)
Cardinal Turkson Explains Hopes to Help 16,000 Ebola Orphans
In the face of the Ebola epidemic that to date has claimed some 10,000 lives and is still wreaking havoc in West Africa, the Holy See through the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace is launching an initiative which, with a fund of €3 million, will help fight the epidemic and its long-lasting effects.(3/19/2015 7:34:20 AM)
Holy See Condemns Museum Attack in Tunisia
The Holy See has sent a strong message condemning the museum terrorist attack in Tunisia. Today, the Holy Father sent his condolences to those affected in the massacre via a telegram sent on his behalf by Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin.(3/19/2015 11:35:36 AM)
Vatican condemns leaks seeking to undermine financial reforms and pope's finance czar
The Vatican spokesman is condemning leaks of documents detailing power struggles inside the Holy See and the expenditures of Pope Francis' new finance czar.(3/9/2015 10:58:52 AM)
Vatican releases stats ahead of Int'l Women's Day: Fewer than one-fifth employees are women
The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy, and statistics released on the eve of International Women's Day now back that up.(3/9/2015 11:29:34 AM)
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