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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.
Sep 23, 2015 08:20 AM ET
Pope Francis has been on a whirlwind tour of late, just this week touching down in America. Trace takes a look at his views on science and religion and recounts those of past popes as well.
Sep 15, 2015 04:25 AM ET
It's only the 7th-largest country in the European Union. But it's also the former home of the Roman Empire and today is littered with ancient artifacts of historical import and contains Vatican City. Does all of this add up to a "powerful" country?
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?
Jul 14, 2014 01:40 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
Pope Francis hints at lifting the ban on priests marrying and acknowledges the presence of paedophiles in the clergy.
Jul 3, 2014 06:12 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The Catholic Church has formally recognized a group of professional exorcists, but the move raises concerns.
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.
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