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Jun 24, 2014
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 20, 2014
Security has been tightened in Saint Peter's Square after intelligence services intercepted a possible plan to attack the Vatican, Italian media reported on Saturday, increasing fears Pope Francis could be in danger.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday September 16, 2014
The Vatican was left red-faced Tuesday after it emerged that a car bearing its diplomatic plates had been stopped in France with four kilogrammes of cocaine on board.
World | Agence France Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
World | Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times | Sunday August 24, 2014
The boys say he gave them money to perform sexual acts.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
IS militants, which have been active in the Syrian conflict for several years, have made headlines in recent months after grabbing large swathes of northern Iraq and declaring a caliphate spanning the territory they hold in both countries.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 22, 2014
Australia's leading Catholic cleric George Pell, a top Vatican official, came under fire on Friday after drawing an analogy between the church's response to child abuse and a trucking company.
World | Associated Press | Thursday August 14, 2014
Pope Francis' choice of wheels during his five-day South Korean visit has surprised many in this painfully self-conscious country, where big-shots rarely hit the streets in anything but expensive luxury cars.
World | Reuters | Wednesday August 13, 2014
On his way to South Korea, Pope Francis will get a rare opportunity to directly address China's leadership as he flies over the country, whose communist government does not allow Catholics to recognise his authority.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday August 10, 2014
Pope Francis expressed "dismay and disbelief" on Sunday over the violence in Iraq, calling for an "effective political solution" to a crisis which has forced thousands to flee their homes.
World | Associated Press | Friday August 8, 2014
Pope Francis' upcoming trip to South Korea will provide him with an unusual opportunity to speak directly to the Chinese leadership: His plane is due to fly through Chinese airspace, and Vatican protocol calls for the pope to send greetings to leader...
NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday August 6, 2014
"Our life is made up of time, and time is a gift from God, so it is important that it be used in good and fruitful actions."
World | Associated Press | Tuesday July 29, 2014
The Vatican has confirmed the dates for Pope Francis' second trip to Asia, a week long visit from January 12th to 19th to Sri Lanka and the Philippines.
Reuters | Saturday July 19, 2014
Contradicting Autonomy's records, Vatican says it did not purchase the software for the library project from the company.
World | Reuters | Friday July 18, 2014
Pope Francis on Friday phoned Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas to call for an immediate ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, the Vatican said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
Pope Francis's hints about a possible opening on the issue of married priests are sowing confusion in the Vatican and among Catholic reformists and conservatives alike.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Pope Francis is known as a lifelong football fan and card-carrying member of Argentine club San Lorenzo, but the Vatican's chief of ceremonies Guillermo Karcher said he did not even tune in to see the nail-biting FIFA World Cup final in Brazil, which...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014
Pope Francis did not watch his native Argentina play Germany in the World Cup final as "a matter of neutrality," the Vatican's chief of ceremonies Guillermo Karcher said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 13, 2014
Pope Francis promised "solutions" to the issue of priestly celibacy in an interview on Sunday that raised the possibility the Catholic Church could eventually lift the interdiction on married priests.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday July 11, 2014
Pope Francis is expected to watch Argentina play Germany in the FIFA World Cup final, at Vatican.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 10, 2014
Pope Francis - who is a native of Argentina - is expected to watch the FIFA World Cup final but it is unlikely that he would be joined by his predecessor - Benedict XVI who is a German.