Tag: Vatican

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Pope Francis shows off ball spinning skills

Pope Francis impressed crowds at the Vatican as he showed off his ball-twirling skills. A group of Cuban circus performers ...

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Mystery as bones found at Vatican property

Human remains found at a property in Rome owned by the Vatican could hold the clue to a 35-year-old mystery. ...

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Pope’s remedy to those seeking scandal: prayer and silence

Pope Francis recommends silence and prayer to react to those seeking scandal and division. Francis offered the advice Monday in ...

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Pope changes teaching on death penalty

Pope Francis has changed the teachings of the Catholic faith to officially oppose the death penalty in all circumstances, the ...

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Lebanon makes Vatican 2019 pilgrimage list

The Vatican will authorize official pilgrimage visits to Lebanon in 2019, Lebanese Charge d’Affaires in Vatican City and UNESCO Ambassador ...

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Pope accepts two more resignations of Chile bishops over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis Thursday accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops caught up in the country’s sexual abuse scandal, the ...

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All Chile’s 34 bishops offer to resign

All of Chile’s 34 Roman Catholic bishops have offered Pope Francis their resignations in the wake of a child sex ...

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Cardinal Pell ordered to stand trial on sexual assault charges

Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will stand trial on historical sexual assault charges, a court has ruled. Cardinal Pell formally ...

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Vatican ‘closer to historic recognition of Beijing bishops’

The Vatican is moving closer to a historic agreement with China over the major stumbling bloc of who ordains bishops, ...

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Taiwan lawmakers seek meeting with pope after bishop row

Taiwanese lawmakers are seeking an audience with Pope Francis as concerns grow over Taipei’s diplomatic relations with the Vatican, after ...