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How Pope Francis Is Using the Popemobile to Change the Papacy
From giving people unexpected lifts to using a 30-year-old Renault for his personal travels, Pope Francis' relationship with the Popemobile has become an emblem of his papacy.(4/20/2014 10:24:15 AM)
'Outrageous' salary gap between managers, staff, says priest
(See related) (ANSA) - Vatican City, April 18 - It is "outrageous" that managers who earn salaries and benefits worth many times more than their employees do not offer to return some of the stipends, Father Raniero Cantalamessa said Friday.(4/18/2014 12:17:53 PM)
Lord's prayer: Vatican cricket team wants London match v Anglican XI
Pope's staff excited at thought of Holy See team taking on Church of England at home of most gentlemenly of games It might not have been obvious to the tourists who streamed down the Via della Conciliazione towards Saint Peter's basilica but something decidedly odd was going on inside the pontifical council for culture. A plate of cucumber sandwiches had been laid out on a table. Cups of Irish ...(4/20/2014 3:13:32 AM)
Vatican No. 3 finds blame within in abuse scandal
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's new No. 3 accused Holy See officials Monday of downplaying the clerical sex abuse scandal in the 1990s, saying they were generally skeptical of victims and often considered them "enemies of the church" out for political gain.(3/24/2014 1:02:47 PM)
Pope's Urbi et Orbi Message
"Christus surrexit, venite et videte!" Here is the translation of the Holy Father's Urbi et Orbi Message given in St. Peter's Square today. Dear Brothers and Sisters, a Happy and Holy Easter!(4/20/2014 9:14:41 AM)
New top Vatican official blames Holy See officials for downplaying sex abuse
The Vatican's new No.(3/24/2014 10:39:01 AM)
Holy Father approves proposals for future of Vatican Bank
The Holy Father has approved a proposal on the future of the Istituto per le Opere di Religione (IOR), reaffirming the importance of the IOR’s mission for the good of the Catholic Church, the Holy See and the Vatican City State. The proposal has been jointly developed by representatives of the Pontifical Referring Commission to the IOR (CRIOR), the Pontifical Commission for Reference on the ...(4/7/2014 12:23:41 PM)
Vatican systematically adopted policies that allowed priests to rape children: UN committee (with video)
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican "systematically" adopted policies that allowed priests to rape and molest tens of thousands of children over decades, a U.N. human rights committee said Wednesday, urging the Holy See to open its files on pedophiles and bishops who concealed their crimes.(4/17/2014 9:05:03 PM)
Vatican responds to next round of UN abuse inquiry
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has responded to the latest round of U.N. sex abuse inquiries by suggesting it is only responsible for implementing a U.N. treaty against torture within the confines of the tiny Vatican City State.(4/15/2014 9:27:39 AM)
Vatican bank's ousted president accuses board of causing 'grave damage' to the Holy See
The ousted president of the Vatican bank has come out swinging, accusing the bank's board of causing "grave damage" to the Holy See by firing him.(3/28/2014 9:53:04 AM)
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