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Vatican app feeds art restoration frenzy
Vatican app feeds art restoration frenzy
From the bankers and princely families of the Renaissance to Michael Corleone in The Godfather Part III (well, OK, that was fiction), the...
Vatican challenges outlook on homosexuality
Vatican challenges outlook on homosexuality
In a dramatic shift in tone, a Vatican document said on Monday that homosexuals had "gifts and qualities to offer", and asked if Catholicism could...
Vatican climbdown over sex-abuse remarks
Vatican climbdown over sex-abuse remarks
The Vatican was forced into a climbdown after remarks by a senior cardinal linking homosexuality with paedophilia caused an international outcry....
Is he a hard hat or a prophet?
Is he a hard hat or a prophet?
On the opening evening of the Second Vatican Council in 1962, thousands of Romans poured into St Peter's Square in a torchlight procession. Called...
Vatican refutes 'false' reports on plot to oust catholic editor
Vatican refutes 'false' reports on plot to oust catholic editor
The Vatican on Tuesday issued an unusually strong-worded statement rebutting reports that the resignation last year of the editor of an Italian...
O come all ye Anglicans
O come all ye Anglicans
Tens of thousands of disaffected Anglicans could become Catholics following this week's decree by Pope Benedict to poach whole Protestant communities for the church for the first time since the Reformation....