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  1. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Vatican says conclave for next pope may come early

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 11:56am by Associated Press in Vatican City

    ... Associated Press in Vatican City The Vatican raised the possibility Saturday that the conclave to elect the next pope might start sooner than March 15, the earliest date possible under current rules that require a 15 to 20 day waiting period after the papacy becomes vacant. Vatican spokesman the Reverent Federico Lombardi said that Vatican rules on papal succession are open ...

  2. News - Asia - THE VATICAN

    Filipino cardinal Tagle stirs papal talk with rapid rise

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 07:17pm by AFP

    ... to an account of the speech by Vatican Radio. At another Vatican conference last year, Tagle urged the Church in Asia to tackle the sex abuse issue before it became a full-blown crisis there, and put ...

  3. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Pope Benedict to resign, first pontiff to quit in 600 years

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 07:15pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in the Vatican City Pope Benedict XVI announced on Monday he will resign as leader of the world’s 1.1 billion Catholics on February 28 because his age prevented him ... to an adequate exercise of the Petrine ministry,” the 85-year-old pope said in a speech pronounced in Latin at a meeting of cardinals in the Vatican. I have come to the certainty that my strengths, due ...

  4. News - World - THE VATICAN

    When pope eats with staff, it's a free lunch

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Vatican City Pope lunches with staff, but his is on the house Popes: they're just like us! Pope Francis wandered into the Vatican's employee canteen "like a thunderbolt out of the blue" on Friday after apparently deciding that he'd like to eat lunch alongside the staff. Francis, Vatican Radio said, waited in line with the rest ...

  5. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Former commander of Swiss Guards tells of gay network at Vatican

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 10:17pm by GDN

    ... A former commander of the Swiss Guard, the small force of men whose job it is to protect the pope, says there is "a network of homosexuals" within the Vatican, the latest in a series of claims about gay priests working at the heart of the Catholic Church. Elmar Mader, who was commandant of the Guard from 2002 until 2008, said that his time at the heart of the Vatican had given ...

  6. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Vatican built up property empire using Mussolini's millions

    Posted Jan 23rd 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... by the Vatican. Behind a disguised offshore company structure, the church's international portfolio has snowballed, using cash originally handed over by Benito Mussolini in return for papal ... London properties. A surprising aspect is the lengths to which the Vatican has gone to preserve secrecy about the Mussolini millions. Its holdings came to light only after a probe ...

  7. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Candid Pope defends gay priests, admits to problems within Vatican

    Posted Jul 29th 2013, 11:40pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Rome Pope responds to reports of 'gay lobby'' in Vatican, says again ban on women priests is definitive 'Who am I to judge gay people?' Pope Francis ... them to have more leadership roles in administration and pastoral activities. He expressed pain over scandals at the Vatican bank during a remarkably forthright press conference, his first ...

  8. News - World - THE VATICAN

    US cardinal warned Vatican over sex abuse scandal

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Milwaukee, Wisconsin Cardinal warned Vatican over sex abuse scandal The cardinal of the Archdiocese of New York, in his former job, warned the future Pope Benedict ... archdiocese prepared to file for bankruptcy amid dozens of abuse claims. A Vatican office approved the request to move the money. Victims' lawyers have accused Dolan of trying to hide the US$57 ...

  9. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Vatican to make popes John Paul II, John XXIII saints

    Posted Jul 05th 2013, 07:34pm by AFP

    ... Late popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be made saints of the Roman Catholic Church, the Vatican said on Friday in a widely-awaited announcement, without specifying when ... still approved the canonisation anyway in a rare move. The Vatican said the canonisations could occur before the end of the year but that the precise date would be decided by the consistory ...

  10. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Pope calls for determined action against sex abuse

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Vatican City Pope Francis on Friday urged Vatican disciplinarians to act “with determination” against sexual abuse committed by members of the Catholic clergy, in his first public pronouncement on the issue. “The Holy Father in particular asked that the congregation... act with determination in cases of sexual abuse,” the Vatican said in a statement, ...




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