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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1152273/vatican-says-conclave-next-pope-may-come-early
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1185601/filipino-cardinal-tagle-stirs-papal-talk-rapid-rise
  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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1148102/pope-benedict-shock-resignation
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1410565/former-commander-swiss-guards-tells-gay-network-vatican
  5. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1133794/vatican-built-property-empire-using-mussolinis-millions
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1292962/pope-says-gays-should-not-be-marginalised
  7. News - World - THE VATICAN

    US cardinal warned Vatican over sex abuse scandal

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

    ... to leave the priesthood and move US$57 million into a trust for "improved protection" as the Milwaukee archdiocese prepared to file for bankruptcy amid dozens of abuse claims. A Vatican ... and discredited" attack. In his letter to the Vatican, Dolan wrote: "By transferring these assets to the trust, I foresee an improved protection of these funds from any legal claim ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1274067/us-cardinal-warned-vatican-over-sex-abuse-scandal
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1276188/vatican-make-popes-john-paul-ii-john-xxiii-saints
  9. News - World - THE VATICAN

    Pope Francis to set up special committee on sexual abuse

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 10:48pm by GDN, Reuters

    ... O'Malley, announced yesterday. The move is Francis' first major step to address the crisis that has discredited the church, in the face of charges the Vatican has not done enough to protect ... and provide mental health care to victims. This came as the Vatican came under fire for refusing to give a UN panel information it requested on clerical sex abuse, saying it was part of its ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1373875/pope-francis-set-special-committee-sexual-abuse
  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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1207957/pope-calls-determined-action-against-sex-abuse

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