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Arvind Kejriwal to attend Mother Teresa's sainthood ceremony in Vatican City

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal accepted the invitation of Kolkata-based Missionaries of Charity on Wednesday to attend Mother Teresa's sainthood ceremony on September 4 in Vatican City. The AAP leader will be joined by West Bengal chief minister ...
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How the Vatican Can Shed Light on the Holocaust

New York Times - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
The Vatican had eyes and ears in the killing fields: tens of thousands of parish priests who sent letters and reports to their bishops, who in turn forwarded them to the secretary of state in Vatican City. One of the monsignors in charge of reviewing ...
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Vatican condemns barbarous killing of priest in French church

The Indian Express - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Vatican City, pope. pope francis, pope Vatican City, Vatican City france attack FILE - In this April 16, 2016 file photo, Pope Francis shows a drawings made by children on his flight back to Rome following a visit to the Greek island of Lesbos ...

Vatican Gardens' gruesome past grows into green haven

National Catholic Reporter (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The gardens make up almost half of Vatican City State's 109 acres and their colorful evolution is documented in a newly updated volume: A Guide to the Vatican Gardens: History, Art, Nature, curated by historians and experts from the Vatican Library and ...
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The Vatican and the Bank of Italy signed a key agreement after years of mistrust

Business Insider - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican and the Bank of Italy on Tuesday signed a key cooperation agreement aimed at regularizing their relations and ending years of Italian mistrust over Holy See finances.
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Vatican ratchets up defense of pope's family document

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY - The Vatican is striking back at conservative critics of Pope Francis' landmark document on family life, ratcheting up its defense of the pope with new vigor as bishops begin implementing the document around the world.
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Vatican finance minister rejects latest abuse allegations

Religion News Service - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican's finance minister, Cardinal George Pell, has strenuously rejected the latest claims that he sexually abused children many years ago as a priest.

Bridging two worlds at the 2nd Vatican conference on impact investing

Devex - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
St. Peter's Square, the plaza in front of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City. Photo by: Bill Bereza / CC BY-NC-ND.

What's Underneath the Vatican Power Struggle Over Economic Reforms

National Catholic Register - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY - The Secretariat for the Economy has suffered two blows to its authority in the past few weeks in what inside sources say is a concerted effort to obstruct revealing financial information and possible misconduct in the Roman Curia ...
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Australian police investigate abuse accusations against cardinal

The Boston Globe - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
SYDNEY - Cardinal George Pell, the de facto Vatican treasurer and Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, is being investigated in connection with multiple allegations of child sexual assault that date back four decades, a top police official said ...
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Vatican: No changes or cancellations for pope's Poland visit

Crux: Covering all things Catholic - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY - A Vatican spokesman says no groups of faithful have cancelled attending events for Pope Francis' pilgrimage in Poland next week because of security concerns, despite fears created by the most recent terrorist attacks in Nice, France.
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Conversion of Islam; women and Vatican vote

The Catholic Spirit - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In fact, the only election held at the Vatican is the one to choose a new pope, and since the 11th century, only cardinals of the Church have been eligible to vote.
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Meet Pope Francis at the Vatican: IfOnly and Killerspin to Offer Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity to Join His Holiness ...

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Shaking hands and even snapping a photo with Pope Francis at the World UnPlugNPlay Festival in Vatican City might seem outside the realm of reality. However, this bucket list experience is ...

From marshy to manicured: Gardens' gruesome past grows into green haven

Catholic News Service - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Today's lush and immaculately manicured Vatican Gardens were once just a sprawl of mosquito-infested swamps, clay hillsides and hardy grape vines.

AAP, TMC distance themselve from Centre's delegation heading to Vatican

Times of India - ‎5 hours ago‎
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): A sharp political divide will be on display at the Mother Teresa's canonization ceremony at the Vatican on September 4, as both West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will not be a ...

Ultimate travel calender: Guide of when to visit the world's best destinations - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE TAJ MAHAL, AGRA Badyari: "So many people get caught out when they show up to the Taj Mahal on a Friday, which is the day when it's closed.
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Pope Francis condemns slaying of French priest

Religion News Service - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Francis condemned the murder of an elderly French priest, calling it a “barbarous killing” as the Islamic State claimed responsibility for the brutal attack at a Catholic Church in northern France.
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Shooting 360 videos? Ditch all you know

Toledo Blade - ‎14 hours ago‎
VATICAN CITY - As cameras that shoot 360-degree photos and videos become affordable, curious users will face a new challenge: Figuring out how to take meaningful and compelling shots in what's effectively a new medium.
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Fr Fintan Monahan named new Bishop of Killaloe in Ireland

Vatican Radio - ‎Jul 29, 2016‎
(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Friday appointed Father Fintan Monahan as the new Bishop of Killaloe in Ireland. Aged 49, the Bishop-elect is ... In 1996 the family moved to Castlegar, Galway City, the native home of his mother. • Primary education was ...