The head of the Vatican’s communications department resigned Wednesday after he mischaracterized a private letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI, then had a photo of it digitally manipulated and sent out to the media.
The head of the Vatican's communications department resigned Wednesday in a scandal about a letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI that he mischaracterized, then had digitally manipulated in a photo sent to the media. Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Monsignor Dario Vigano on Wednesday and named his deputy, Monsignor...
The Vatican's communications chief resigned Wednesday amid a controversy about the alleged manipulation of a letter written by retired pope Benedict XVI about his successor Pope Francis. Monsignor Dario Vigano stepped down over the row...Show More Summary
FRIDAY, MARCH 16 MORE VATICAN PRESS FALLOUT Accused of concealing information, the Vatican’s communications department has finally released the full letter of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, revealing a previously unpublished paragraph in which Benedict is critical of an author selected to write about the theological formation of Pope Francis. Benedict wrote: “I would [...]
Stung by accusations of spreading "fake news," the Vatican on Saturday released the complete letter by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis after coming under criticism for selectively citing it in a press release and digitally manipulating a photograph of it. The previously hidden part of the letter provides...
Stung by accusations of spreading "fake news," the Vatican on Saturday released the complete letter by Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis after coming under blistering criticism for selectively citing it in a press release and digitally manipulating a photograph of it. The previously...
The Vatican admitted Wednesday that it altered a photo sent to the media of a letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI about Pope Francis. The manipulation changed the meaning of the image in a way that violated photojournalist industry standards. The Vatican's communications office released the photo...
The Vatican is denying a German tabloid report that suggested Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI is suffering from a neurological disease.
When Pope Benedict XVI was elevated in 2005, people the world over noticed his swanky red shoes made by Italian designer Adriano Stefanelli. Neither the preceding nor the following pope wore such expensive shoes, but Benedict was only continuing a papal tradition that goes back to the Byzantine era, when kings and emperors alike wore red shoes. Show More Summary
NOTRE DAME OFFERS CONTRACEPTIVES After years of fighting the HHS contraceptive mandate in federal court, the University of Notre Dame announced it will fund “simple contraceptives” through its insurance plan after all. Notre Dame President...Show More Summary
The pope retired due to old age in 2013.
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI hinted Wednesday that is is nearing death and ready for his final "pilgrimage" at the age of 90. "In the slow decline of my physical strength, internally, I am on a pilgrimage to the House (of the Lord)", Joseph...Show More Summary
In a rare public statement, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI has said that he is becoming increasingly frail but is at peace with the prospect of death. Benedict became the first Pope in 600 years to resign from the Seat of St Peter when he stepped down in February 2013. Show More Summary
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has commemorated the fifth anniversary of his historic decision to retire by assuring that while his physical strength is waning, he is “on a pilgrimage home.”
Inna Shevchenko has led Femen demonstrations against the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI.
'This is one more element in a larger campaign to undo the reformatory work of John Paul II and Benedict XVI.'
Said "an “ultimate binding decision” by the pope wouldn’t be valid if there was “no clear evidence from the sources” of Catholic doctrine."
The 81-year-old Estonian, who is the world's most-performed living classical composer (and who is not himself Roman Catholic), is one of three recipients of this year's Ratzinger Prize, named for Pope Benedict XVI (né Joseph Ratzinger) and given to "people who answered to the challenge of fostering a deep dialogue among science, theology and philosophy."
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