The Vatican Bank
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJune 10, 2015
Move considered 'a further sign of the Vatican's commitment to financial transparency'
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJune 04, 2015
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- With financial assistance from Pope Francis, a Rome parish led 50 homeless and poor people on a pilgrimage to see the Shroud of Turin June 4 and has provided the money needed for another Rome parish to do the same a week later.Archbishop Konrad Krajewski, the papal almoner, sai
Australian Cardinal George Pell
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJune 01, 2015
Saunders said the cardinal acted 'with callousness, cold heartedness.'
Pope Francis greets inmates after celebrating Mass on Holy Thursday, April 2, at Rebibbia prison in Rome. The pope regularly visits with prisoners, a practice he began while archbishop of Buenos Aires. (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via Reuters)
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceMay 28, 2015
Pope Francis seems to describe his life in the Vatican almost as if he were in prison mdash at least as far as his freedom of movement goes But that is not the first thing he cites when he talks about what he and prisoners have in common When visiting a prison he said quot I think to myself 3
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceMay 22, 2015
Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero's preferential love for the poor "was not ideological, but evangelical," said Cardinal Angelo Amato, the prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes.The cardinal, who was delegated by Pope Francis to preside over Archbishop Romero's beatifi
Syrian citizens clear streets in late April after shelling in Aleppo. Chaldean Catholic Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo says Christians are losing hope, but not faith, as fighting continues. (CNS photo/Syrian Arab News Agency handout via Reuters)
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceMay 14, 2015
Chaldean Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, Syria, and his people are exhausted.The bishop, who is president of the church's charitable agency, Caritas Syria, left the country for a few days to attend the general assembly of Caritas Internationals in Rome May 12-17.Daily life "is becoming more
Palestinian, Israeli leaders arrive with pope for invocation for peace in Vatican Gardens, June 8, 2014 (CNS photo/Paul Haring).
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceMay 13, 2015
Vatican and Palestinian representatives have finalized the text of a formal agreement recognizing freedom of religion in the "State of Palestine" and outlining the rights and obligations of the Catholic Church, its agencies and its personnel in the territory.Without fanfare, the Vatican ha
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceApril 21, 2015
Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert W. Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri, who was convicted in 2012 on one misdemeanor count of failing to report suspected child abuse.The Vatican announced the bishop's resignation April 21, specifying it was under the terms of the
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceApril 17, 2015
Pope Francis has considered the possibility of visiting Cuba in September—before or after his trip to the United States—but discussions with Cuban authorities are so preliminary that the idea cannot be considered more than a hypothesis, the Vatican said."Contacts with the Cuban auth
Achbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle attends a meeting of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious in Nashville, Tenn., last year. (CNS photo/Andy Telli, Tennessee Register)
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceApril 16, 2015
The process of arriving at new statutes and bylaws was not always smooth.