I just stumbled across this very interesting video, which gives a virtual reconstruction of the Constantinian Basilica of St Peter in the Vatican, as it would have been roughly at the end of the first millenium. What we see here is sort...Show More Summary
Life and Family leaders react to Vatican's new sex-ed program, calling it 'thoroughly immoral,' 'entirely inappropriate,' and 'quite tragic.'
Cardinal George Pell, is calling for an investigation into media and police claims that he was involved in sexual misconduct with relation to children.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Cardinal George Pell, the Australian-born Vatican treasurer, is being investigated by police in relation to multiple allegations of child abuse in his home country, the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC) reported on Wednesday.
The Vatican has released a sex-ed program with graphic photos and links to explicit films that parents may find more than alarming.
On Tuesday, the Vatican and the Bank of Italy signed a cooperation agreement that aims to put an end to years of Italian mistrust of Vatican finances. The agreement looks to enhance “the exchange of information in the field of financial...Show More Summary
The Vatican’s Financial Information Authority (AIF) and the Bank of Italy on Tuesday signed a cooperation deal to set up regular reciprocal informational exchange, ending years of tense relations between the sides caused by the AIF’s failure to adhere to international standards.
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican and the Bank of Italy on Tuesday signed a key cooperation agreement aimed at regularizing their relations and ending years of Italian mistrust over Holy See finances.
Dominic Fernow a.k.a. Vatican Shadow is about to make some noise again (silly pun intended). The insanely-prolific musician (also operating under several other aliases, most famously as Prurient) and Hospital Productions founder is releasing a special tape edition of Vatican Shadow’s excellent latest EP, Media in the Service of Terror. Show More Summary
At a June human trafficking conference, Pope Francis praised the Vatican's 'important' collaboration with the UN.
A Vatican official says the number of nuns who dedicate their lives to prayer and contemplating God is dwindling, even as Pope Francis has written a new document praising their relevance in the world.
The Roman Catholic church has yet to officially answer the call to broker negotiations, however
CARACAS (Reuters) - The Roman Catholic Church may soon join Ibero-American leaders seeking dialogue between Venezuela's feuding government and opposition, the head of a regional bloc said on Thursday.
The US is a nation of immigrants, but it's not the nation of immigrants. In Priceonomics ' rankings of the most populous countries by percentage of foreign-born residents (it excluded the Vatican, for example, which otherwise would've ranked first), America sits at No. 5. The top 10:
The New York Times reports that an independent investigation into "sexual and possible criminal misconduct" by a Catholic archbishop was effectively stunted by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the Vatican's ambassador to the U.S. at the time.
The Latest on the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ handling of child abuse allegations (all times local):
A Vatican spokesman says no groups of faithful have cancelled attending events for Pope Francis’ pilgrimage in Poland next week because of security concerns.
The Vatican is striking back at conservative critics of Pope Francis’ landmark document on family life, ratcheting up its defense of the pope with new vigor as bishops begin implementing the document around the world.
Financial links have been discovered between two Vatican Bank board members and companies engaged in the fossil fuels sector, the environmental campaign group Greenpeace said Tuesday.