3 days ago
The Vatican on Friday opened an exhibit on Argentine gauchos, the legendary horsemen of the pampas - a show that's been years in the works and coincidentally opened under the first Argentine pope.
6 days ago
The Vatican bank, long a source of secret and scandal for the Holy See, plans to publish its annual report online as part of its efforts to be more financially transparent.
7 days ago
For its inaugural Venice commission, the Vatican picked three well-known artists and art groups and gave them a relatively simple source of inspiration: the first 11 chapters of the book of Genesis.
12 days ago
Egyptian church officials say Coptic Christian Pope Tawadros II has left for the Vatican, marking the first such visit in 40 years.
12 days ago
Ravasi spoke Wednesday at a dialogue among believers and nonbelievers in Mexico City as part of the Vatican's "Courtyard of the Gentiles."
13 days ago
"The Vatican has shown that it is a credible partner internationally and has made a clear commitment in the exchange of information in this fight," he said.
14 days ago
The Vatican's office for relations with Anglicans and other Christians wasn't consulted, much less advised, about the initiative.
20 days ago
Despite tempering expectations, Becciu acknowledged in an interview with the Vatican newspaper that Francis' decision to appoint eight cardinals to advise him on the reform was enormously...
21 days ago
The Vatican says the 86-year-old emeritus pontiff will move into his new retirement home in the Vatican gardens Thursday.
64 days ago
In addition to more than 132 government delegations, the Vatican said 33 Christian delegations will be present, as well as representatives from Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Sikh and Jain communities.
67 days ago
The Jesuits push a social justice agenda and their work with the poor in Latin America in the late 20th century sparked worries in the Vatican that they were embracing Marxist political movements.
68 days ago
While Chinese Catholics revere the pope, the government has long regarded the Vatican with suspicion and refuses it the right to appoint bishops, an issue of extreme sensitivity for the Holy See.
68 days ago
The Vatican's security force, known as the gendarmerie, is in charge of those inside the square, while Italian police handle crowd control just outside the Vatican's boundaries.
68 days ago
"It's disappointing to see Vatican officials continuing to defend virtually every man who holds the title cardinal, regardless of how severe and ongoing his misconduct is," Clohessy said.
69 days ago
One computer science student works at the Internet Office of the Holy See, while two communication interns create content for Vatican websites.
71 days ago
While not officially labeled the Vatican league, the Clericus Cup is supported by the Pontifical Council for the Laity and the Pontifical Council for Culture.
72 days ago
VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican sought Saturday to quash speculation that divisions among cardinals could drag out the conclave to elect the new pope, while preparations for the vote plowed ahead.
73 days ago
But he noted that several women work at the Vatican's Santa Marta hotel, where the cardinals will eat and sleep during the conclave, which begins on Tuesday.
74 days ago
Aside from the conclave start date, Lombardi said a few items of business remain outstanding, including drawing lots for rooms at the Vatican's Santa Marta hotel.
80 days ago
Benedict in 2007 gave the camerlengo job to Bertone, 78, a natural choice given that Bertone is the Vatican No. 2, as secretary of state, and runs the Vatican bureaucracy anyway.
82 days ago
Thomas Rosica said it was unwise for the Vatican to comment on what cardinals say, and that journalists shouldn't take advantage of cardinals who, he said, aren't media savvy.
89 days ago
The butler did it, he admitted himself, to expose the "evil and corruption" in the Vatican's frescoed halls that he believed was hidden from Benedict by those who were supposed to serve him.
93 days ago
Federico Lombardi said that Vatican rules on papal succession are open to interpretation and that "this is a question that people are discussing.
95 days ago
The Vatican announced Friday that Pope Benedict XVI had signed off on one of the last major appointments of his papacy, approving Ernst von Freyberg as president of the Institute for Religious...
97 days ago
It was a stunning move that came just as the Vatican was submitting its finances to a review by a Council of Europe committee in a bid to join the list of financially transparent countries.