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Hey, Vatican City: Why So Much Gold And So Few Refugees?

TheBlaze.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Cheryl Chumley, a news writer with WND.com and a former news writer with The Washington Times, is an award-winning journalist and columnist with publication credits that range from the Washington Examiner to The Blaze magazine to the Heritage ...
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Vatican: Bishops not required to report abuse to police

UPI.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A newly released document by the Vatican instructs newly appointed bishops they are not required to report accusations of clerical child abuse, but preferably to handle the cases internally.
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Padre Pio's body leaves the Vatican after drawing thousands of pilgrims

Religion News Service - ‎22 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The body of one of Italy's favorite saints, Padre Pio, has left the Vatican, carried out in a distinctive crystal coffin after nearly a week on display inside St. Peter's Basilica as part of the Jubilee of Mercy.
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Critic of Vatican refuses to step down from sex abuse commission

Reuters - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY A prominent and outspoken British member of a papal advisory commission on sexual abuse by the clergy on Saturday refused to step down despite a no-confidence vote, and said only Pope Francis could dismiss him.
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Vatican updates papal itinerary for Cuba, Mexico visit

Catholic News Service - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis is scheduled to have more than two hours alone with Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill of Moscow in Cuba in addition to signing a declaration with the patriarch before flying on to Mexico for a Feb. 12-17 visit.
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'Risen' star Joseph Fiennes meets Pope Francis in Vatican City

UPI.com - ‎Feb 4, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Joseph Fiennes, star of the biblical drama Risen, met Pope Francis in Vatican City this week.
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High-ranking American in Vatican 'humbled' by appointment as nuncio

Catholic News Agency - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Vatican City, Feb 9, 2016 / 02:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Tuesday it was announced that Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Peter Bryan Wells, the highest ranking American in the Vatican Secretariat of State, as his new ambassador to South Africa and ...
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Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to hold historic meeting in Cuba

Reuters - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in what could be a landmark step towards healing the 1,000-year-old rift between the Western and Eastern branches of Christianity.

Vatican Radio celebrates 85 years

Vatican Radio - ‎5 hours ago‎
“I have the highest honor of announcing that in only a matter of seconds the Supreme Pontiff, Pope Pius XI, will inaugurate the Radio Station of the Vatican City State,” Marconi said. “The electric radio waves will transport to all the world his words ...

Promoter of Justice delivers report

Vatican Radio - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
In the report Milano noted that the reforms initiated by Pope Francis profoundly affect the internal life of the Vatican City State, its legislative, judicial and administrative activities. "They also affect the level of relations with other ...
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Vatican: Bishops not required to report abuse

UPI.com - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
A newly released document by the Vatican instructs newly appointed bishops they are not required to report accusations of clerical child abuse, but preferably to handle the cases internally.
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Padre Pio arrives back at the Vatican nearly 50 years after death

Daily Mail - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
The embalmed body of a revered Roman Catholic monk who died nearly 50 years ago has arrived back at the Vatican to be blessed by the Pope in St Peter's Basilica in front of thousands of worshipers.

The silent reform of Benedict XVI's papacy

Catholic News Agency - ‎20 hours ago‎
Vatican City, Feb 11, 2016 / 02:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- In his new book on Benedict XVI, Vatican journalist Marco Mancini argues that while the retired pontiff became known for his shocking resignation three years ago, his real legacy began far earlier.

VATICAN SPLENDORS: Franklin Institute in Philadelphia hosting hundreds of objects from the historical and cultural ...

Bucks Local News - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Franklin Institute is the only stop on the East Coast for the exhibition on its two-city North American tour. It will also appear at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.
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Kenya launches Lenten campaign with a city procession

Vatican Radio - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Church in Kenya has launched the 2016 National Lenten campaign with a huge procession through the town of Ngong right through to the main Cathedral of St. Joseph the Worker.
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Pope heads for historic encounter with Russian patriarch

Channel News Asia - ‎8 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis headed to Cuba on Friday (Feb 12) looking to heal a 1,000-year-old rift in Christianity before embarking on a tour of Mexico dominated by modern day problems of drug-related violence and migration.
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Four reasons why Pope Francis will meet with Patriarch Kirill

Catholic News Agency - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
Vatican City, Feb 11, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The first, historic meeting between a Pope and a Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church does not come from nowhere.
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Hola, Mexico! Pope Francis Travels Today to America's Southern Neighbor

National Catholic Register - ‎19 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis begins a historic six-day, bridge-building apostolic voyage today, during which he will visit some of the poorest and most marginalized parts of Mexico and become the first pope to ever meet a Russian Orthodox patriarch.

Vatican News

The Irish Catholic - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
Explaining that the Holy See and the Vatican City State are committed to adopting a series of measures for implementing specific EU requirements intended to prevent money laundering and the funding of terrorism, Mr Milano said that Vatican financial ...
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