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Reuters* Pope Francis expected to visit exhibition privately * Includes 100-year-old photos of frontier life on the Pampas * Many objects leave Argentina for the first time By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 17 (Reuters) - Gauchos, the legendary...
Reuters* Trying to shed reputation as world's most secretive bank * Bank will hire international auditing firm By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 16 (Reuters) - The Vatican Bank, a centre of scandals for decades, is to launch its own website and publish its...
ReutersVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican Bank, a center of scandals for decades, is to launch its own website and publish its annual report in an effort to increase transparency, its new president said. Ernst von Freyberg told the bank's employees of the...
ReutersVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Disgraced Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who resigned as head of the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland after admitting to sexual misconduct, will leave his country for months of "prayer and penance", the Vatican said on Wednesday. A...
Tags: Sexual Misconduct, Francis I, United Kingdom, Scotland, The Pope
VATICAN CITY -- Centuries after it helped kick-start Western art, the Vatican is seeking to break back into the art world with its first-ever pavilion at the prestigious Venice Biennale. The display includes a very modern mix of photography and...
ReutersBy Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor BUDAPEST, May 14 (Reuters) - When Hungarian radical right-wingers rallied against a Jewish conference in Budapest in early May, a well-known Protestant pastor hid behind the stage while his wife stepped up to the podium...
Associated PressVATICAN CITY (AP) — The number of Catholic priests in Africa and Asia has shot up over the past decade while decreasing in Europe, mirroring trends in the numbers of Catholic faithful that helped lead to the election of Pope Francis as the first...
ReutersVATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed as saints some 800 Italians killed in the 15th century for refusing to convert to Islam, and said many Christians were still being persecuted for their faith. The Vatican seemed at pains not to...
Tags: Francis I, Religious Conflicts, Vatican City, Turkey, Islam
When Archbishop Jose Gomez stripped his predecessor, Cardinal Roger Mahony, of public duties for mishandling clergy sex abuse cases, a church spokesman said the retired prelate's life would remain largely the same with one exception: confirmations. No...
Reuters* Pope urges clergy to live simple lives among the poor * "Theoretical poverty" among clergy harms Church By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 8 (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Wednesday that clergy who were "careerists" or "social climbers" were...
Tags: Poverty, Francis I, Angelo Scola, Social Issues, The Pope
Reuters* Benedict now has title of "Pope Emeritus" * Former pope will live in small convent on Vatican grounds * Has promised to obey successor, remain "hidden to the world" By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY, May 2 (Reuters) - Benedict XVI moved back to the...
One of the first things Argentinian native Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio did after being elected pope on March 13 was to send a message of friendship to Rome's chief rabbi, Riccardo Di Segni — and, by extension, the Jewish people. "I sincerely hope to...
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