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Dec 8, 2015 08:35 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Pope Francis pushed open the massive holy door of St. Peter's basilica, marking the start of a jubilee on the theme of mercy.
Nov 3, 2015 08:00 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Vatican's recent arrest of a priest and a laywoman for allegedly leaking confidential documents reveals a lesser known aspect of the religious body.
Oct 21, 2015 12:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Vatican denies widespread rumors that the pope has been diagnosed with a brain tumor.
Apr 30, 2015 12:40 PM ET
Recently, a number of terrorist threats have been directed at the Vatican and the city of Rome. So, can the Vatican protect itself?
Nov 5, 2014 06:33 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Pope Francis disses creationism but embraces exorcism. Here's why. Continue reading →
Jun 6, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Pope Francis is taking a literal view of the devil, a departure from the softer stance of the Catholic Church over the past 15 years.
Apr 27, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
John Paul II and John Paul XXIII are made saints, as 1 million gather in St. Peter's Square to attend the double-canonization mass led by Pope Francis.
May 8, 2013 07:20 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Despite a mysterious hole in his skull, the fate of Celestine V was not murder, researchers say. Continue reading →
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