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  • Certainly we don't want to forget ambassador Lindy Boggs, who not only served in Congress, and the first woman from Louisiana to so serve, but became the first woman to be appointed ambassador to The Vatican, which is a feat in itself.

    CNN Transcript Sep 10, 2001

  • It brought to mind Soviet dictator Josef Stalin's sarcastic question about the influence of The Vatican during World War II, "How many divisions does the Pope have?"

    Richard Valeriani: Aug. 8, 2011, News Update

  • NICOSIA, Cyprus — The Vatican said Sunday that the international community is ignoring the plight of Christians in the Middle East, and that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the war in Iraq and political instability in Lebanon have forced thousands to flee the region.

    Vatican Says World Ignores Christians In Mideast

  • ROME — The Vatican on Monday published a guide to the Holy See's norms for handling sexual-abuse cases in an attempt to quell criticism over Pope Benedict XVI's response to the sex-abuse crisis.

    Vatican Explains Sex-Abuse Policy

  • ROME — The Vatican newspaper reported Saturday that a new Caravaggio painting may have been found in Rome, but cautioned that further analyses are required before it can be attributed for certain to the Italian master.

    New Caravaggio Painting Possibly Found In Rome, Vatican Newspaper Reports

  • VATICAN CITY — The Vatican revised its in-house rules to deal with clerical sex abuse cases Thursday, targeting priests who molest the mentally disabled as well as children and doubling the statute of limitations for such crimes.

    Vatican: Ordination Of Women A 'Grave Crime'

  • One: not one member of The Vatican has publicly displayed an iota of humility over this issue.

    Sinéad O'Connor: An Open Letter to the Pope

  • Spokespeople on your behalf keep saying, falsely, that hierarchies acted independently of The Vatican, when countless pleading letters from bishops to The Vatican show that is not the case, as do the specific instructions issued by The Vatican in 1962 to all bishops in the world for dealing with allegations of rape and abuse.

    Sinéad O'Connor: An Open Letter to the Pope

  • VATICAN CITY — The Vatican announced Tuesday it was making it easier for Anglicans to convert to Roman Catholicism – a surprise move designed to ...

    Paul Brown: ...And Then He Got Fired

  • In Glasgow, the anti-Israel campaign comprises of mostly ultra-traditional and extremist Roman Catholic bigots who are reared on vicious anti-Semitism and sectarian anti-Protestantism which is endemic in The Vatican.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...


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