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Snow Sonic Fest To Feature Vatican Shadow, Bawrut, Function & More

<b>Snow Sonic</b> is a new Italian event drawing together electronic music and winter sports. Set in the ever-so-slightly spectacularly beautiful Dolomite …

Festivals

Vatican City: The Holy Door in Holy See

The alarm went off early in the morning, too early. We considered getting up to try to make it to an address the Pope was potentially making at 10:00 …

Rome

Pope sends telegramme for death of Irish Cardinal Connell

2017-02-22 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a telegramme of condolences for the death of the former Archbishop of Dublin, Cardinal …

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Pope Audience: ‘Hope helps to see beyond negativity of present’

2017-02-22 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Self-centeredness and sin corrupt the beauty of Creation, but God does not abandon humanity and turns …

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State visits to Italy and the Holy See (Vatican City)

News item | 22-02-2017 | 17:22<p>At the invitation of President Sergio Mattarella, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima will …

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Italy freezes assets of banker accused of using Vatican for market rigging

| ROME<p>Investigating magistrates in Italy on Tuesday froze millions of euros worth of assets belonging to a prominent Italian banker they believe used the Vatican bank and another Holy See financial department for market manipulation.<p>The financial crimes police said in a statement that they had …

Banking

Vatican to Security Council: enforce Ukraine ceasefire

2017-02-22 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) The Vatican on Tuesday said “all necessary steps should be taken to enforce the ceasefire and to implement …

Ukraine

Pope decries 'populist rhetoric' fuelling fear of immigrants

Pope Francis called on Tuesday for a radical change of attitude towards immigrants, saying they should be welcomed with dignity and denouncing the …

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Pope Francis appeals for ‘suffering South Sudan’

2017-02-22 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has appealed for the hard-hit people of South Sudan, “where a fratricidal conflict is compounded …

Africa

Pope at Mass: ‘Holy shame overcomes temptation of ambition’

2017-02-21 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) “May the Lord give us the grace of ‘holy shame’ before the temptation of ambition.” That was Pope Francis’ …

Christianity

Rome's Jewish museum teams up with the Vatican in first-ever joint exhibit

The museums of the Vatican and Rome's ancient Jewish community are hosting their first joint exhibit, building on decades of improved Catholic-Jewish …

Vatican froze two million euros in suspect funds in 2016

| VATICAN CITY<p>Vatican authorities froze more than two million euros in cases of suspected money laundering in 2016 as part of Pope Francis' drive to clean up the finances of the Holy See, its chief magistrate said on Saturday.<p>Gian Pietro Milano, whose official title is Promoter of Justice, made the …

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Vatican Miracle Examiner Anime Reveals TV Format, Staff, Visual, Summer Premiere

An official website for the anime adaptation Rin Fujiki's Vatican Miracle Examiner (Vatican Kiseki Chōsakan) mystery novel series launched on Monday. …

Anime

Pope Francis: 'the protection of migrants is a moral duty'

2017-02-21 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) <b>Pope Francis</b> on Tuesday said the challenges of migration and the promotion of peace cannot be tackled without …

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Vatican delegation to visit University of Al-Azhar in Egypt

2017-02-21 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) The Pontifical Council For Interreligious Dialogue has announced the President of the Council, Cardinal …

Egypt

5 Books for The Young Pope Obssessed

Are you watching <i>The Young Pope</i>? If not, you should be. It’s about a pope, who’s young, and wants to resurrect the Catholic Church to the point where …

Pope Francis

Pope: No revenge, pray for those who wrong you

2017-02-20 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Sunday afternoon made a visit to the parish of Maria Josefa of the Heart of Jesus in the …

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Pope visits parish of Santa Maria Josefa del Cuore di Gesù

2017-02-19 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis travelled across Rome Sunday afternoon for a visit to the parish of Santa Maria Josefa of the …

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Pope: Christ's law of love overcomes law of retaliation

2017-02-19 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) During his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis said the day’s Gospel – part of the Sermon on the Mount, …

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Pope prays for victims of violence in DR Congo and Pakistan

2017-02-19 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis led the crowds gathered for the Sunday Angelus in a prayer for the victims of violence in Africa …

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Pope: Open hearts with the Gospel message

2017-02-18 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Saturday received the Congregation of Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception who are in …

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Pope Francis to university students: keep hope alive

2017-02-17 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday visited one of Rome’s major institutions of higher education today: the <i>Università</i> …

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Top 8 Italian Places To Visit Before You Die

1The Vatican Museums in Vatican City<p>Vatican Museums display works from the immense collection built up by the Popes throughout the centuries …

Travel

Pope sends message to popular movements meeting in California

2017-02-17 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has sent a message to hundreds of faith and community leaders taking part in a national meeting …

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Holy See: Dialogue necessary to help environment

2017-02-16 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) The Holy See’s Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, Archbishop Bernardito Auza, spoke on …

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The first woman at the top

Art historian Barbara Jatta is the new director of the Vatican Museums -- the first woman to hold the post. The museums' collections are among the world's most significant, and attract millions of visitors every year.<p>You can find out more about European lifestyle and culture in our Euromaxx show. …

Ex-altar boy refuses to testify at Vatican Guam abuse trial

HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A former altar boy who accused Guam's longtime archbishop of sexually abusing him refused Thursday to testify before a Vatican court headed by American Cardinal Raymond Burke on the grounds that he couldn't have his lawyer present.<p>Roland Sondia met with Burke and other Vatican …

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What does it mean to speak at the Vatican?

Days before the Democratic presidential primary in Catholic-heavy New York last April, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders announced he would be taking a few …

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Pope at Mass: ‘May God give us the grace to proclaim an end to wars in world’

2017-02-16 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) War begins in a person’s heart, for this reason we are all responsible for caring for peace. This was Pope …

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Pope Francis invokes Sts. Cyril and Methodius at General Audience

2017-02-15 Vatican Radio<p>(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday spoke of “the need to maintain the unity of faith, tradition, Christian culture, …

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