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Two priests cleared after Vatican sex abuse trial
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Two priests cleared after Vatican sex abuse trial

Oct 6th 2021, 1:13 PM 10,469 Views 0 Comments

The case was the Vatican’s first criminal trial for such allegations.

Cardinal on trial as Vatican financial scandal case resumes
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Cardinal on trial as Vatican financial scandal case resumes

Oct 5th 2021, 9:48 AM 10,344 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal Angelo Becciu served as the equivalent of chief of staff for Pope Francis at the time of the deal.

Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse
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Vatican sanctions Polish archbishop for cover-up of child sexual abuse

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,104 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

Cardinal and nine others on trial in landmark Vatican fraud case
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Cardinal and nine others on trial in landmark Vatican fraud case

Jul 27th 2021, 12:21 PM 19,511 Views 29 Comments

It’s the largest criminal trial in the Vatican’s modern history.

Vatican indicts 10, including Cardinal, on charges including extortion and abuse of office
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Vatican indicts 10, including Cardinal, on charges including extortion and abuse of office

Jul 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 20,119 Views 33 Comments

Cardinal Angelo Becciu is among those facing an indictment.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
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Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 22nd 2021, 9:30 PM 10,254 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Vatican challenges Italian homophobia law in 'unprecedented' move
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Vatican challenges Italian homophobia law in 'unprecedented' move

Jun 22nd 2021, 4:51 PM 25,500 Views 25 Comments

The Vatican argues the anti-homophobia law violates a treaty between Rome and the Holy See.

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion
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US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

Jun 19th 2021, 10:11 AM 68,337 Views 123 Comments

Biden supports the landmark 1973 US Supreme Court decision affirming a woman’s right to an abortion.

Pope updates canon law to address sexual abuse of children by priests
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Pope updates canon law to address sexual abuse of children by priests

Jun 1st 2021, 6:10 PM 18,909 Views 28 Comments

It came after repeated complaints by victims of sexual abuse and others that previous wording within the code was outdated and opaque.

Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns
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Pope Francis arrives in Iraq for first papal visit amid pandemic and security concerns

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,650 Views 46 Comments

Foreign minister Fuad Hussein said Iraqis were eager to welcome Francis’s ‘message of peace and tolerance’.

Pope calls for US to show 'sense of responsibility'
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Pope calls for US to show 'sense of responsibility'

Jan 10th 2021, 4:40 PM 24,952 Views 33 Comments

Pope Francis urged the US authorities to protect democratic values.

Pope appoints first African American cardinal
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Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Nov 28th 2020, 6:25 PM 20,722 Views 43 Comments

Pope Francis has created 95 new cardinals since his election in 2013.

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial
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Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial

Oct 12th 2020, 9:22 PM 28,522 Views 35 Comments

George Pell was convicted but ultimately absolved by Australia’s High Court of sex abuse allegations.

Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu
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Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu

Sep 25th 2020, 10:20 AM 34,250 Views 35 Comments

The 72-year-old was named as a cardinal in summer 2018.

‘Don’t bite!’ Pope negotiates papal kiss from nun after hand-slapping controversy
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‘Don’t bite!’ Pope negotiates papal kiss from nun after hand-slapping controversy

Jan 8th 2020, 8:14 PM 58,635 Views 23 Comments

The image of Francis slapping his way free from the clutches of an admirer last week was an instant hit on social media.

Vatican amends Church law to remove papal confidentiality around child sex abuse cases
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Vatican amends Church law to remove papal confidentiality around child sex abuse cases

Dec 17th 2019, 12:24 PM 15,955 Views 46 Comments

The reform is part of changes being introduced by the Church today.

The Vatican has returned a relic believed to be from Jesus’ manger to the Holy Land
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The Vatican has returned a relic believed to be from Jesus’ manger to the Holy Land

Nov 30th 2019, 10:51 AM 25,252 Views 88 Comments

The thumb-sized relic was unveiled to worshippers at the Notre Dame church in Jerusalem.

Pope Francis hosting conference which will debate whether married men could be priests
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Pope Francis hosting conference which will debate whether married men could be priests

Oct 6th 2019, 1:25 PM 13,205 Views 73 Comments

The move is part of discussions to address a shortage of priests in the Amazon region.

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
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Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,578 Views 38 Comments

He was once the Vatican’s third highest-ranking official.

Vatican search fails to find remains of teenager who disappeared in 1983
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Vatican search fails to find remains of teenager who disappeared in 1983

Jul 28th 2019, 4:47 PM 12,614 Views 10 Comments

Emanuela Orlandi was the daughter of a Vatican City employee. She disappeared on 22 June 1983.

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen
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Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Jul 20th 2019, 2:18 PM 23,301 Views 16 Comments

Emanuela Orlandi was last seen leaving a music class in Rome in 1983.

Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens as two sets of bones are found
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Vatican mystery over missing girl deepens as two sets of bones are found

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 PM 64,201 Views 16 Comments

The tombs of two 19th-century princesses were opened in the hope of finding the remains of Emanuela Orlandi – but they were empty.

Mystery of girl who went missing in 1986 continues after two Vatican tombs opened today were empty
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Mystery of girl who went missing in 1986 continues after two Vatican tombs opened today were empty

Jul 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 34,869 Views 14 Comments

Not only was Emanuela Orlandi’s body not found, the tombs did not hold the skeletons of the two princesses supposed to be buried there.

Vatican to open tombs in search for teenage girl missing since 1983
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Vatican to open tombs in search for teenage girl missing since 1983

Jul 10th 2019, 8:25 PM 42,165 Views 7 Comments

Emanuela Orlandi was last seen leaving a music class aged 15 in June 1983.

Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender
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Vatican issues document rejecting idea that people can choose or change gender

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 25,020 Views 120 Comments

The document was immediately denounced by LGBT Catholics as contributing to bigotry and violence.

Pope's charity aide climbs down manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of people in Rome
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Pope's charity aide climbs down manhole to restore electricity to hundreds of people in Rome

May 13th 2019, 8:50 AM 29,209 Views 60 Comments

It is believed the supply had been shut off due to unpaid electricity bills amounting to around €300,000.

Vatican explains that Pope Francis withdrew his ring for hygiene reasons
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Vatican explains that Pope Francis withdrew his ring for hygiene reasons

Mar 28th 2019, 3:53 PM 25,018 Views 26 Comments

The video was shared online and had gained more than 11 million views on Twitter.

Vatican spokesman and deputy resign in latest staff shake-up
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Vatican spokesman and deputy resign in latest staff shake-up

Dec 31st 2018, 5:30 PM 12,242 Views 21 Comments

The Vatican has yet to give an explanation for the resignation of Greg Burke and his deputy Paloma Garcia Ovejero.

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy
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Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy

Nov 2nd 2018, 11:54 AM 32,645 Views 13 Comments

Another potential victim emerged today.

Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims
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Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims

Oct 12th 2018, 1:36 PM 8,123 Views 73 Comments

He was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania.

Vatican refutes claims that Pope Francis covered up US cardinal's misconduct
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Vatican refutes claims that Pope Francis covered up US cardinal's misconduct

Oct 8th 2018, 10:39 AM 12,799 Views 25 Comments

Pope Francis approved a study into how the US cardinal rose through the ranks of the Catholic Church despite allegations against him.

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal
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Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal

Sep 21st 2018, 5:41 PM 9,439 Views 41 Comments

An entire Chilean delegation of 34 bishops tendered their resignation to the pope in May. He has now accepted seven of them.

Bono saw 'pain' on pope's face over abuse scandals
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Bono saw 'pain' on pope's face over abuse scandals

Sep 20th 2018, 8:04 AM 34,532 Views 142 Comments

The U2 frontman had a half-hour meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican yesterday.

US clergy tell Pope Francis that the American church is 'lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse'
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US clergy tell Pope Francis that the American church is 'lacerated by the evil of sexual abuse'

Updated Sep 13th 2018, 5:30 PM 35,903 Views 83 Comments

The meeting was called amid a crisis of confidence in church leadership following sex abuse and cover-up revelations.

Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?
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Explainer: What do the survivors of Catholic Church abuse want from the Vatican?

Aug 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 18,688 Views 46 Comments

The papal visit saw many headlines about clerical abuse and about how survivor groups were unhappy with the Church’s response to it.

Pope Francis 'will not say a word' about allegations he ignored abuse claims against US cardinal
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Pope Francis 'will not say a word' about allegations he ignored abuse claims against US cardinal

Aug 27th 2018, 7:14 AM 24,460 Views 73 Comments

The claims were made in a letter by former Vatican envoy Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano.

'Pope Francis holy water' selling well at one stall - but flag vendors report quiet day
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'Pope Francis holy water' selling well at one stall - but flag vendors report quiet day

Aug 25th 2018, 8:32 PM 28,682 Views 45 Comments

Vendors selling Vatican flags reported a slow day, as Pope Francis visited Dublin.

No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse
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No jail for disgraced Australian archbishop found guilty of covering up child sex abuse

Aug 14th 2018, 7:13 AM 15,995 Views 53 Comments

Philip Wilson resigned last month after becoming one of the highest-ranked officials convicted of covering up abuse.

Garda crime operations scaled back in west Dublin in bid to save funds for Pope visit
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Garda crime operations scaled back in west Dublin in bid to save funds for Pope visit

May 31st 2018, 12:05 AM 27,107 Views 161 Comments

There are fears that the cuts will create a more dangerous work environment for officers.

Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges
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Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges

May 1st 2018, 7:08 AM 16,052 Views 0 Comments

Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.

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