New Ambassador of Netherlands presents
Vatican RadioNew Ambassador of Netherlands presents credentials to PopeVatican RadioHe presented his Letters of Credence to Pope Francis on Saturday morning in the Vatican and spent time discussing a series of issues of mutual concern including peace, the environment and Cuba. Speaking to Vatican Radio's Sean-Patrick Lovett straight ...and more »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 8:56 am
Vatican official set to visit Guam - Pacific
Vatican official set to visit GuamPacific Daily NewsA high-level Vatican official is visiting Guam's Catholic community next month, but whether the visit will be friendly, or investigatory, is in dispute. "The Archdiocese of Agana is happy to welcome the pastoral visit of His Excellency, the Most ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 8:31 am
The Vatican begins Christmas celebrations
The Vatican begins Christmas celebrations – videoThe GuardianThe Vatican was bathed in an array of new lights on Friday as it kicked off its annual Christmas celebrations.The lighting of the tree in St. Peter's Square traditionally marks the start of the Christmas celebrations at the Vatican and, this year ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 7:53 am
Francis names new Camerlengo, interim leader
Reuters UKFrancis names new Camerlengo, interim leader of Vatican at pope's deathNational Catholic Reporter (blog)Pope Francis has named a new cardinal to the symbolic role of Camerlengo of the Roman Catholic church, the official who will be charged with acting as the head of state of Vatican City upon Francis' death or resignation. The Vatican announced Saturday ...Pope names new prelate who runs Vatican during papal transitionsReuters UKVatican taps French cardinal to take over should pope die or resign9news.com.auPope names new chamberlain in charge of Vatican papal transitionsBuenos Aires Heraldall 49 news articles »
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:39 am
US-Cuba deal offers reminder of Vatican's
The GuardianUS-Cuba deal offers reminder of Vatican's diplomatic influenceThe GuardianPalazzo Severoli houses the Pontifical Ecclesiastical Academy, where the Vatican trains its diplomats. The academy's less-then-informative title and blank façade are all of a piece with the discretion of one of the world's smallest yet most effective ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 3:47 am
Vatican taps French cardinal to take over
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Saturday named French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, charged with temporarily taking over the pontiff’s duties if he resigns or dies. It was 71-year-old Tauran, head of the Vatican’s Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue, who in March 2013 told the world from the balcony of St Peter’s basilica that a new pope had been elected ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:42 pm
Pope names new prelate who runs Vatican
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday named French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran as the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, the cardinal who runs the Vatican after the death or resignation of a pontiff. Tauran, 71, succeeds Italian Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who turned 80 this month, the age when cardinals can no longer enter a conclave to elect a pope. Whether the papacy is left vacant by ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 5:17 am
Vatican lit up by Christmas hope and love
The Christmas lights went on at the Vatican Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of "light, hope and love" at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church. As the fairy lights sparkled into life on the 25-metre fir tree on St Peter's square, there was also an early unveiling of a giant nativity scene inspired by an Italian opera. Equally eagerly awaited, and ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 10:30 am
Pope's Latin American brains trust was
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Argentine Pope Francis and a trio of top Vatican officials who helped broker the historic deal between the United States and Cuba represent an unprecedented brain trust in Latin American affairs at the Holy See. The collective expertise in America's southern hemisphere is a shift from the largely Europe-oriented foreign policy priorities of the Vatican ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 9:10 am
Vatican open to Venezuela facilitator role
The Vatican says it's willing to help facilitate talks between Venezuela's government and its opponents aimed at ending weeks of deadly unrest that have paralysed much of the country.
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 12:09 am
Vatican taps French cardinal to take over
VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis on Saturday named French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, charged with temporarily taking over the pontiff’s duties if he resigns or dies. It was 71-year-old Tauran, head of the Vatican’s Council ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 10:01 am
Vatican shines with Christmas symbols of
VATICAN CITY—The Christmas lights came on at the Vatican on Friday, sending out what Pope Francis described as a message of “light, hope and love” at the end of an extraordinary year for the Catholic Church. As the fairy lights sparkled into life on ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 4:31 am
Final Report by the Vatican on American Nuns
A report published by the Vatican on Tuesday is the end to a lengthy, in-depth investigation into religious women, the Catholic phrase for nuns, in the United States. Ordered by Cardinal Franc Rode in 2008, Cardinal Rode stated that the aim was to “study ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 2:56 am
Pope names new prelate who runs Vatican
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday named French Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran as the new camerlengo, or chamberlain, the cardinal who runs the Vatican after the death or resignation of a pontiff.Tauran, 71, succeeds Italian Cardinal Tarcisio ...
Posted on 20 December 2014 | 1:14 am
Vatican Ready for Christmas
VATICAN – The Vatican was bathed in an array of new lights on Friday (December 19) as it kicked off its annual Christmas celebrations. The lighting of the tree in St. Peter’s Square, which traditionally marks the start of the Christmas celebrations at ...
Posted on 19 December 2014 | 11:58 pm
Pope's soccer habit a perfect fit for papal
Soccer-mad Pope Francis is building quite a collection of team jerseys.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 9:46 am
Pope Francis supports crackdown on US nuns
The Vatican said Monday that Pope Francis supports the Holy See's crackdown on the largest umbrella group of U.S. nuns, dimming hopes that a Jesuit pope whose emphasis on the poor mirrored the nuns' own social outreach would take a different appro
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 8:02 am
A list of papal advisers on Curia reform
Pope Francis on Saturday named eight cardinals to a panel that will help advise him running the church and reforming the Vatican bureaucracy, or Curia. Seven non-Vatican officials were drawn from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America to
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 6:23 am
Pope tells priests: practice what you preach
Pope Francis told priests on Sunday to practice what they preach, saying the church's credibility was on the line.
Posted on 13 April 2013 | 3:19 am
Pope faces tough decisions as Vatican
Pope Francis has spent much of his first month as pope charming ordinary Catholics with his ordinary yet extraordinary papal ways and making clear he is very much the boss when it comes to decisions as small as the shoes he wears to where he rests his hea
Posted on 12 April 2013 | 11:14 pm
Resolved Question: Why was the Second
What were the reasons behind the creation of the second vatican council?
Posted on 10 October 2013 | 7:43 pm
Resolved Question: Is the illuminati
Posted on 13 February 2013 | 2:24 pm
Resolved Question: Vatican 2 statements!
Can you please explain this further to me?
I have an oral exam tomorrow and I have to explain these statements. So , help?
1. The second vatican council was one of the greatest historical events in the life of the church. The council ushered in a great renewal in the life and ministry of the church.
2. The church councils from the council of Jerusalem to the second vatican council attempt to answer the various issues and heresies in order to maintain and promote unity in the church.
haters please leave. thanks @ the girl down under: dear, i don't need your lame answers or whatsoevah coz your words WON'T by any chance help my grade. thanks, geez!
Posted on 1 March 2011 | 5:25 am
Resolved Question: Is Vatican City
Posted on 12 February 2011 | 11:37 am
Resolved Question: What happened during
yeah... what happened during vatican 2??? can someone who doesnt copy and paste please answer it pleeease
Posted on 30 May 2010 | 6:35 pm