Tue, 03 Nov, 2015
Priests have welcomed a letter from Pope Francis which allows them discretion to formally forgive women who have had abortions.
Wed, 02 Sep, 2015
The Vatican condemned as “abominable” the shooting that killed at least 12 people in the Paris offices of the weekly satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.
Thu, 08 Jan, 2015
The man who tried to kill former Pope John Paul II 33 years ago showed up at the Vatican over the weekend to put white roses on his tomb and said he wanted to meet Pope Francis.
Mon, 29 Dec, 2014
No Ferraris here - Pope Francis is taking to the road in a used car from the 80s.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
Pope Francis has cheered fellow Argentine Lionel Messi and other soccer stars as he led a rally of sorts at the Vatican for Argentina and Italy’s national teams ahead of their eagerly awaited friendly match.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2013
EXPRESSING surprise and regret at some of the “excessive reactions” to the Cloyne Report the Vatican recalled its ambassador to Ireland to discuss the preparation of its response.
Tue, 26 Jul, 2011
The Vatican has today expressed its "surprise and disappointment" at some responses to the Cloyne Report into clerical sex abuse.
Mon, 25 Jul, 2011
THE Vatican responded yesterday to allegations it had concealed years of clerical sex abuse by making it clear for the first time that bishops and other high-ranking clerics should report such crimes to police if required by law.
Tue, 13 Apr, 2010
A woman jumped the barriers in St Peter’s Basilica and knocked down Pope Benedict XVI at the start of Christmas Eve Mass.
Fri, 25 Dec, 2009
CATHOLIC leaders in Austria called an emergency meeting yesterday after officials discovered a vast cache of photos and videos allegedly depicting young priests having sex at a seminary.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2004
Roman Catholic leaders in Austria called an emergency meeting today after officials discovered a vast cache of photos and videos allegedly depicting young priests having sex at a seminary.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2004
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