photo: Dominick Fernow with Prurient at Saint Vitus in 2014 (more by Greg Cristman) Dark electronic musicians Zomby and Vatican Shadow (aka Dominick Fernow aka Prurient) have announced a late-night one-off NYC show at China Chalet on December 11 (47...
While the Vatican is not the CIA, it's central to the lives of many millions, and has a large effect on the world: and thus the way in which it conducts its business should be known.
'A person cannot decide if he is able to receive Communion. He has to have the rule of the Church.'
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A high profile Vatican trial into the theft of confidential Holy See documents was postponed on Monday until Dec. 7 after one of the five defendants changed their lawyers, a court official said.
In this Buddhadharma, we look at the Buddha's life story, Buddhist-Catholic dialogues at the Vatican, and how Gen X teachers are changing Buddhism. The post Inside the Winter 2015 Buddhadharma magazine appeared first on Lion's Roar.
LGBT activists want Pope Francis to speak up against discrimination in Uganda, where homosexuality is illegal.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis embarked Wednesday (Nov. 25) on his first trip to Africa, visiting three countries in a papal tour overshadowed by security concerns. The five-night tour has the pope traveling to Kenya first, then heading to Uganda on Friday and arriving in the Central African Republic on Sunday. Show More Summary
Emiliano Fittipaldi and Gianluigi Nuzzi are accused of having published books based in part on confidential Holy See documents The post Vatican court rejects journalist’s bid to drop charges in leaks scandal appeared first on Macleans.ca.
Five people, including two Italian reporters, went on trial in the Vatican on Tuesday, to outrage from rights groups, on charges arising from publication of books in which the Holy See was portrayed as mired in mismanagement and corruption.
Despite protests from media groups and a request to dismiss the charges, the Vatican is going forward with a trial against two journalists and the three Vatican employees who reportedly leaked secret Holy See documents to them. The Committee to Protect Journalists, Reporters Without Borders, and the Organization for Security and Co-operation... More »
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Two Italian journalists who wrote books detailing Vatican mismanagement go on trial Tuesday in a Vatican courtroom along with three people accused of leaking them the information in a case that has drawn scorn from...Show More Summary
At the first hearing in a controversial Vatican trial of five people accused of leaking Holy See documents, judges have thrown out a request by one of the defendants to drop the case because it violates human rights. Emiliano Fittipaldi, one of two authors on trial who published confidential reports...
Two journalists went on trial at the Vatican today in an unusual proceeding in which they’re accused of illegally publishing claims of Vatican mismanagement based on confidential documents. Reporters Gianluigi Nuzzi and Emiliano Fittipaldi both showed up before the Vatican court and, in theory, could face up to eight years in prison. Show More Summary
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Five people, including two Italian reporters, went on trial in the Vatican on Tuesday, to outrage from rights' groups, on charges arising from publication of books in which the Holy See was portrayed as mired in mismanagement and corruption.
Two days before Pope Francis leaves for his first ever visit to central and east Africa and days after State Department officials concluded a two-week visit to the region and the Holy See, President Obama imposed sanctions on several government officials in Burundi. Violence in the country has escalated since April, when President Pierre Nkurunziza…
The Vatican is trying two journalists and their alleged sources for revealing corruption and cronyism at the Holy See.
By Nicole Pellicano VATICAN CITY (CNS) — In the past, a pilgrimage to Rome lasted weeks. It included visiting churches, touring the catacombs, following in the footsteps of saints and praying at historic sites in and outside the city. During the first Holy Year in 1300, the minimum requirement for a plenary indulgence was to […]
Five people go on trial at the Vatican on Tuesday—but why?
Human rights campaigners and journalists have slammed the Vatican for going ahead with an in-house trial of five people - including two reporters - over a series of damaging leaks of goings-on within the Holy See.
VIENNA (Reuters) - The Vatican should withdraw criminal charges against two journalists who wrote books accusing it of corruption, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said on Monday, invoking press freedom...