Meet the Vatican's Cricket Team
Jun 24, 2014
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.
Saturday July 12, 2014
For many, this has raised the question of whether they will watch the game together. But the more basic question is whether Francis, 77, of Argentina, and Benedict, 87, of Germany, will be watching at all, given that the match begins at 9 p.m. in Ita...
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.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 7, 2014
Pope Francis slammed the "complicity" of Catholic Church leaders in covering up sexual abuse on Monday, after his first meeting with victims of paedophile priests.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 3, 2014
The Vatican has formally recognised the International Association of Exorcists, giving its blessing to a group of 250 priests in 30 countries who claim to save the possessed from Satan.
World | Associated Press | Thursday July 3, 2014
Exorcists now have a legal weapon at their disposal.
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 28, 2014
The Vatican has defrocked its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic for sexually abusing boys. It's the first time a top papal envoy has been convicted of the crime and signals that Pope Francis is serious about imposing "zero tolerance" for ab...
World | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
Pope Francis cancelled a visit to a Rome hospital at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition".
World | Reuters | Friday June 27, 2014
The Roman Catholic Church ordered a Polish archbishop accused of sexual abuse in the Dominican Republic to be defrocked, pending further criminal proceedings, the Vatican said on Friday.
World | Reuters | Thursday June 26, 2014
The Roman Catholic Church must be less judgmental of homosexuals and, while still opposing gay marriage, should welcome children of gay couples into the faith with equal dignity, a Vatican document said on Thursday.
World | Written by Noopur Tiwari | Wednesday June 25, 2014
The Pope's first cricket team has been officially announced at the Vatican. It's called the St Peter's Cricket Club and includes eight Indians, two Sri Lankans, one Pakistani and is led by Captain Father Tony Currer from Britain.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday June 20, 2014
Spain's new King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia will visit Pope Francis at the Vatican on their first foreign trip as monarchs, the government said on Friday a day after they took the throne.
World | Agence-France Presse | Thursday June 19, 2014
Pope Francis is expected to meet relatives of the victims of the Sewol ferry disaster during his visit to South Korea in August, the Vatican said today.
World | Reuters | Monday June 16, 2014
Pope Francis and Britain's Archbishop of Canterbury committed their Churches on Monday to work more closely together to fight "the grave evil" of human trafficking and modern slavery.