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Top papal adviser charged with sexual assault in blow to Vatican

Australian police charged a top adviser to Pope Francis with multiple historical sex crimes in a case that poses a dilemma for the pontiff who has vowed no tolerance for such offences.

published on : 29th June 2017

Pope Francis says may consider making married men priests

Many in the church believe, given the lack of priests in many places, that a new path to ordination should be opened.

published on : 10th March 2017

Pope to address EU leaders at Vatican ahead of summit

The first non-European pope in over a century, Francis has not hidden his concerns that the old continent is not living up to its history.

published on : 3rd March 2017

Abuse survivor quits pope's panel over Vatican stonewall

The commission's statement said Pope Francis accepted Mrs. Collins' resignation with deep appreciation for her work.

published on : 1st March 2017

Clerical sex abuse: Survivor quits Vatican abuse panel, blames shameful resistance

An Irish survivor of clerical sex abuse, resigned Wednesday from a panel established by Pope Francis to address the issue, accusing senior Vatican officials of "shameful" resistance to its work.

published on : 1st March 2017

Pope makes historic visit to Rome Anglican church

Francis's visit marked the 200th anniversary of the All Saints' church, furthering a rapprochement between the Vatican and the Anglican Church of England that began last year.

published on : 27th February 2017

Pope quietly trims sanctions for sex abusers seeking mercy 

Pope Francis has reduced sanctions against pedophile priests, applying his vision of a merciful church even to its worst offenders.

published on : 25th February 2017

Vatican froze two million euros in suspect funds in 2016

The money was frozen following alerts from the Vatican Financial Intelligence Authority, which Pope Francis has given more operative power.

published on : 18th February 2017

Posters criticising Pope Francis appear in Rome

The letter criticized his move to allow divorced and remarried Catholics to receive communion.

published on : 6th February 2017

Pope Francis to no longer grace Vatican euro coins

The image on the tails side of the Vatican coin is the same as on all of the other eurozone coins.

published on : 28th January 2017

Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does 

Pope Francis says he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming an opinion about him.

published on : 22nd January 2017

Pope Francis duel with Knights intensifies condoms row

The letter appears to have triggered a statement from the Vatican on Tuesday in which Francis reiterated his confidence in the investigative team.

published on : 18th January 2017

Adopt non-violence as style of politics: Pope Francis

The Argentine's annual message published on Monday will be read out in Catholic churches on January 1, 2017.

published on : 12th December 2016

Cuba pardons nearly 800 prisoners at Pope's request

Cuba has pardoned 787 prisoners in response to Pope Francis's call for world leaders to show mercy to inmates.

published on : 15th November 2016

Vatican to open doors for 1000 prisoners, including lifers

The convicts are expected from 12 countries, including Britain, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Spain, the US, South Africa, and Sweden.

published on : 4th November 2016
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