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Vatican’s Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell appears in Australian court over ‘sex abuse’

October 6, 2017 11:00 am
Vatican’s Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell appears in Australian court over ‘sex abuse’

Cardinal George Pell arrives for his committal hearing relating to charges of historical sex abuse at the Melbourne Magistrates Court, in Australia, October 6, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Vatican’s Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell, who is a top adviser to Pope Francis, has made a second appearance at an […]

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Vatican’s children hospital cuts corners to make profit: Probe

July 3, 2017 10:30 pm
Vatican’s children hospital cuts corners to make profit: Probe

Pope Francis visits patients and employees of Bambino Gesu pediatric hospital, Vatican, Rome, on December 15, 2016. (Photo by AFP) When doctors and nurses at the Vatican’s showcase children’s hospital complained in 2014 that corners were being cut and medical protocols ignored, the Vatican responded by ordering up a secret […]

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Pope Francis replaces top conservative Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller with Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer

July 2, 2017 3:06 pm
Pope Francis replaces top conservative Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller with Archbishop Luis Francisco Ladaria Ferrer

Pope Francis (L) talks with Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican, November 19, 2014. (Photo by AP) Pope Francis has refused to extend the mandate of the head of the Vatican office that handles sex abuse cases, replacing the conservative cardinal who is said to have […]

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Vatican’s most senior figure in Australia Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sexual offenses

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
Vatican’s most senior figure in Australia Cardinal George Pell charged with historical sexual offenses

Vatican Finance Chief Cardinal George Pell speaks to the media via video-link to Australia’s Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse in Sydney, at the Quirinale hotel in Rome, Italy, March 3, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Australian police have charged Cardinal George Pell, the third-ranking official in the […]

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Pope Francis warns of third world war caused by water scarcity

February 25, 2017 10:00 pm
Pope Francis warns of third world war caused by water scarcity

Pope Francis attends a religious ceremony at the Vatican on February 25, 2017 (Photo by AFP). Pope Francis has warned against the ramifications of aggravating water scarcity across the globe, saying that the crisis could lead to a third world war. “The right to water is essential for the survival […]

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European Union, Vatican voice opposition to US travel ban

February 1, 2017 10:30 pm
European Union, Vatican voice opposition to US travel ban

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini gives a press conference on the European Commission’s contribution to an EU summit in Malta, in Brussels on January 25, 2017. (Photos by AFP) The European Union and the Vatican have voiced their disagreement with a controversial travel ban recently issued by US […]

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Australian police interview Vatican cardinal George Pell about allegations of sexual assault

October 27, 2016 1:52 am
Australian police interview Vatican cardinal George Pell about allegations of sexual assault

Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’ top financial adviser and one of his most trusted aides. Photo / AP Australian police flew to Rome to interview a top Vatican cardinal about allegations of sexual assault dating back decades, officials said yesterday. Cardinal George Pell, Pope Francis’ top financial adviser and one […]

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Mayors from around the world at Vatican urge ‘bold climate agreement’

July 22, 2015 3:15 am
Mayors from around the world at Vatican urge ‘bold climate agreement’

Mayors from around the world have declared that climate change is real, man-made and must be stopped as a matter of moral imperative, gathering at the Vatican to announce new measures to fight global warming and bask in Pope Francis’ ecological star power. The Vatican invited the 60 mayors to […]

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Pope Francis allows homeless man to be buried inside Vatican for the first time in the history of the Holy See

February 27, 2015 9:41 am
Pope Francis allows homeless man to be buried inside Vatican for the first time in the history of the Holy See

Pope Francis has taken his embrace of homeless people a step further by allowing a homeless man to be buried inside the Vatican for the first time in the history of the Holy See. Willy Herteleer, who is thought to have been Belgian, had been well known for years around […]

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Vatican City

December 20, 2012 1:06 pm

Vatican City, independent state within Rome, Italy, that is ruled by the pope and serves as the world headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. Entirely surrounded by Rome, Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, with an area of 44 hectares (110 acres).Vatican City occupies a triangular area on Vatican Hill in northwestern […]

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