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# vatican - Last month November 2022

Vatican to launch preliminary abuse investigation into French cardinal
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Vatican to launch preliminary abuse investigation into French cardinal

Nov 11th 2022, 5:40 PM 11,503 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Pierre Ricard, a long-standing bishop of Bordeaux, admitted to a “reprehensible” act on a 14-year-old.

# vatican - This year 2022

Pope 'concerned' after Nicaraguan bishop detained
# Nicaragua
# Nicaragua

Pope 'concerned' after Nicaraguan bishop detained

Aug 21st 2022, 1:36 PM 13,807 Views 7 Comments

Pope Francis said he was following “closely with concern and sorrow” the situation in Nicaragua, two days after bishop and regime critic Rolando Alvarez was detained.

Pope Francis says he may have to slow down or retire
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis says he may have to slow down or retire

Jul 30th 2022, 1:15 PM 24,421 Views 30 Comments

The 85-year-old pope has been using a wheelchair more frequently due to knee pain.

Pope appoints first women to Vatican department responsible for choosing new bishops
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope appoints first women to Vatican department responsible for choosing new bishops

Jul 13th 2022, 7:18 PM 14,645 Views 21 Comments

Two nuns and a laywoman have been appointed to the Dicastery for Bishops.

Pope Francis dismisses resignation rumours
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope Francis dismisses resignation rumours

Jul 4th 2022, 2:48 PM 11,870 Views 8 Comments

Francis also said he hopes to visit Moscow and Kyiv.

Pope Francis fuels speculation on future
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis fuels speculation on future

Jun 5th 2022, 12:00 PM 55,303 Views 13 Comments

Italian and Catholic media have been rife with unsourced rumours that the 85-year-old, who is suffering mobility problems, might resign.

Pope Francis names 21 new cardinals
# Pope Francis
# Pope Francis

Pope Francis names 21 new cardinals

May 29th 2022, 5:00 PM 23,604 Views 32 Comments

Many of the names are figures from outside Europe, keeping with Francis’s determination to have church leaders reflect the global face of the Catholic Church.

Powerful Vatican prelate Cardinal Angelo Sodano dies aged 94
# Vatican
# Vatican

Powerful Vatican prelate Cardinal Angelo Sodano dies aged 94

May 28th 2022, 2:59 PM 20,575 Views 32 Comments

His legacy was tarnished by his support for the paedophile founder of an influential religious order.

Pope Francis apologises to Canadian Indigenous people for abuse at church-run schools
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Pope Francis apologises to Canadian Indigenous people for abuse at church-run schools

Apr 1st 2022, 4:32 PM 11,947 Views 18 Comments

Numerous investigations into the former residential schools are underway across Canada after the discovery of mass unmarked graves.

Former pope confirms he attended meeting in 1980 about abusive priest despite earlier denial
# Pope Benedict
# Pope Benedict

Former pope confirms he attended meeting in 1980 about abusive priest despite earlier denial

Jan 24th 2022, 1:27 PM 14,971 Views 0 Comments

He says an editorial error was responsible for his previous assertion that he was not there.

# vatican - Last year 2021

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime
# Vatican
# Vatican

Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis runs into overtime

Updated Oct 29th 2021, 8:26 PM 29,427 Views 29 Comments

Biden’s support of abortion rights and same-sex marriage has put him at odds with many US bishops.

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

Two priests cleared after Vatican sex abuse trial

Oct 6th 2021, 1:13 PM 10,558 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Cardinal on trial as Vatican financial scandal case resumes

Oct 5th 2021, 9:48 AM 10,452 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
# Banned
# Banned

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

Aug 21st 2021, 5:22 PM 20,184 Views 23 Comments

The retired archbishop has been banned from public service.

Cardinal and nine others on trial in landmark Vatican fraud case
# Angelo Becciu
# Angelo Becciu

Cardinal and nine others on trial in landmark Vatican fraud case

Jul 27th 2021, 12:21 PM 19,567 Views 30 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
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

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

Jul 3rd 2021, 2:02 PM 20,212 Views 33 Comments

Cardinal Angelo Becciu is among those facing an indictment.

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Tuesday

Jun 22nd 2021, 9:30 PM 10,301 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Vatican challenges Italian homophobia law in 'unprecedented' move

Jun 22nd 2021, 4:51 PM 25,579 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
# Abortion Views
# Abortion Views

US Catholic bishops advance effort that could deny Biden holy communion

Jun 19th 2021, 10:11 AM 68,442 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
# Vatican
# Vatican

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

Jun 1st 2021, 6:10 PM 19,016 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
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

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

Updated Mar 5th 2021, 12:15 PM 21,695 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'
# Capitol Violence
# Capitol Violence

Pope calls for US to show 'sense of responsibility'

Jan 10th 2021, 4:40 PM 25,003 Views 33 Comments

Pope Francis urged the US authorities to protect democratic values.

# vatican - All time

Pope appoints first African American cardinal
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope appoints first African American cardinal

Nov 28th 2020, 6:25 PM 20,751 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
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope Francis meets with Cardinal George Pell following sex abuse trial

Oct 12th 2020, 9:22 PM 28,556 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
# Resignation
# Resignation

Vatican announces surprise resignation of top cardinal Angelo Becciu

Sep 25th 2020, 10:20 AM 34,307 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
# Papal Peck
# Papal Peck

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

Jan 8th 2020, 8:14 PM 58,662 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
# Pontifical Secret
# Pontifical Secret

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

Dec 17th 2019, 12:24 PM 15,995 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
# Nativity
# Nativity

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

Nov 30th 2019, 10:51 AM 25,336 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
# Vatican
# Vatican

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

Oct 6th 2019, 1:25 PM 13,241 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
# Australia
# Australia

Cardinal George Pell loses appeal against convictions for child sex abuse

Aug 21st 2019, 7:16 AM 10,599 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
# Emanuela Orlandi
# Emanuela Orlandi

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

Jul 28th 2019, 4:47 PM 12,668 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
# Dna Tests
# Dna Tests

Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses and missing teen

Jul 20th 2019, 2:18 PM 23,344 Views 17 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
# Emanuela Orlandi
# Emanuela Orlandi

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

Jul 13th 2019, 7:00 PM 64,234 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
# Emanuela Orlandi
# Emanuela Orlandi

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

Jul 11th 2019, 7:00 PM 34,914 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
# Emanuela Orlandi
# Emanuela Orlandi

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

Jul 10th 2019, 8:25 PM 42,174 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
# Vatican
# Vatican

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

Jun 10th 2019, 9:08 PM 25,056 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
# Holey Show
# Holey Show

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

May 13th 2019, 8:50 AM 29,257 Views 62 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
# Viral
# Viral

Vatican explains that Pope Francis withdrew his ring for hygiene reasons

Mar 28th 2019, 3:53 PM 25,047 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
# Vatican Shake-up
# Vatican Shake-up

Vatican spokesman and deputy resign in latest staff shake-up

Dec 31st 2018, 5:30 PM 12,265 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
# Rome
# Rome

Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy

Nov 2nd 2018, 11:54 AM 32,668 Views 13 Comments

Another potential victim emerged today.

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