Articles about Vatican

5 things to do in Vatican City

29 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Vatican City

Vatican City is the smallest country in the world and is surrounded by Rome.

PM invites Pope Francis to India during meet in Vatican

30 Oct 2021

India
PM invites Pope Francis to India during meet in Vatican

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met Pope Francis in Vatican City and invited him to visit India.

Pope Francis discharged from hospital ten days after surgery

14 Jul 2021

World
Pope Francis discharged from hospital ten days after surgery

Pope Francis was seen leaving the hospital on Wednesday, ten days after undergoing planned surgery to remove half his colon.

Pope celebrates pandemic-aware Ash Wednesday at Vatican

18 Feb 2021

World
Pope celebrates pandemic-aware Ash Wednesday at Vatican

Pope Francis presided over a pandemic-aware Ash Wednesday service, with reduced participation of the faithful and a revised rite to reduce the chance of infection as the virus and its variants continue to spread through Italy.

Women can read at Mass, but can't be priests: Pope

11 Jan 2021

World
Women can read at Mass, but can't be priests: Pope

Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass while reaffirming they cannot be priests.

France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

30 Oct 2020

World
France round-up: Attack flayed globally, Malaysia's ex-PM justifies violence

A knife-wielding attacker beheaded a woman and killed two others at a church in Nice, France, on Thursday, evoking anger and disbelief in the European country, and condemnation globally.

With these 'Jesus Shoes', you can literally walk on water

10 Oct 2019

Entertainment
With these 'Jesus Shoes', you can literally walk on water

Jesus can walk on water, and now, so can about two dozen people. Brooklyn-based creative company MSCHF has created limited-edition "Jesus Shoes" that have literally been blessed.

Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

01 Sep 2019

World
Pope Francis rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in lift

The crowd gathered outside the Apostolic Palace for the Sunday Angelus cheered louder than usual as Pope Francis appeared at the window on Sunday.

Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse

13 Mar 2019

World
Cardinal George Pell gets 6-years in jail for child sex-abuse

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison by an Australian court for the "callous" assault of two choirboys in the late 1990s.

Top Vatican cleric Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex-crimes

26 Feb 2019

World
Top Vatican cleric Cardinal George Pell convicted of child sex-crimes

Australia's senior-most Catholic cleric Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of five counts of child sexual-assault and is set to be jailed.

Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits

24 Feb 2019

World
Church files on pedophile priests destroyed, top Catholic cardinal admits

A top Catholic cardinal admitted yesterday that Church files on priests accused of sexually abusing children were destroyed in a move which allowed pedophiles to prey on others.

#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them

28 Jul 2018

World
#MeToo hits Vatican: Nuns speak against priests who sexually-abused them

For decades, the Catholic Church turned a blind eye to abuse meted to nuns, but it seems to be changing.

Pope Francis compares abortion to the Nazis' 'purity' obsession

17 Jun 2018

World
Pope Francis compares abortion to the Nazis' 'purity' obsession

Speaking off-the-cuff at a meeting, Pope Francis on Saturday likened abortions to the Nazi obsession with "pure race," and said children should be accepted as they are since they are God's gift.

Pope Francis on Christmas: 'Consider the plight of migrants'

25 Dec 2017

World
Pope Francis on Christmas: 'Consider the plight of migrants'

Speaking on Christmas eve at St.Peter's Basilica in Vatican, Pope Francis urged Roman Catholics to not turn a blind eye to the plight of millions of refugees around the world.

Sexual abuse: Cardinal Pell, Vatican treasurer, to plead not guilty

26 Jul 2017

World
Sexual abuse: Cardinal Pell, Vatican treasurer, to plead not guilty

The lawyer of Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican treasurer, has said that he will plead not guilty to all allegations of sexual abuse.

Pope Francis shuts Vatican's famed fountains due to drought

25 Jul 2017

World
Pope Francis shuts Vatican's famed fountains due to drought

A prolonged drought in several parts of Italy has prompted the Vatican to shut off its famous fountains.

Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell charged with sexual offences

29 Jun 2017

World
Vatican treasurer Cardinal Pell charged with sexual offences

On 29th June, Australian police charged Cardinal Pell, treasurer and the third-ranking official of the Vatican for historical sex offences.

Trump says meeting Pope Francis was "an honor"

24 May 2017

World
Trump says meeting Pope Francis was "an honor"

US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis during his visit to the Vatican.

Desperate Syrian refugees sell organs for sustenance

30 Apr 2017

World
Desperate Syrian refugees sell organs for sustenance

The desperate state of Syrian refugees has led to a boom in organ trafficking as their desperation has forced them to sell organs for money.

'Sindr', the Vatican's new confession finder app

23 Nov 2016

Technology
'Sindr', the Vatican's new confession finder app

In an attempt to engage with the "mobile generation", Archbishop Leo Cushley from the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, announced "The Catholic App" outside St. Peter's Basilica yesterday.