Vatican City

Country in southern Europe under the sovereignty of the Holy See

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Vatican City, officially Vatican City State, is an independent city-state enclaved within Rome, Italy. Established with the Lateran Treaty (1929), it is distinct from yet under "full ownership, exclusive dominion, and sovereign authority and jurisdiction" of the Holy See. With an area of 44 hectares, and a population of about 1,000, it is the smallest state in the world by both area and population.

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VATICAN CITY (AP) - French cardinal Philippe Barbarin is meeting with the pope after having been convicted by a French court of failing to report a known..
7 hours ago • WorldNews

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By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A top Vatican official says China's government should not fear "distrust or hostility" from the Roman Catholic..
8 hours ago • WorldNews
French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, who received a six-month suspended jail sentence for failing to report sex abuse by a priest under his authority, is due to..
Credit: France 24 - Published 9 hours ago

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has met with the president of South Sudan and told him that he still hopes to visit the country "as a sign of closeness to the..
2 days ago • WorldNews
Belgian cardinal Godfried Danneels, a strong liberal voice within the Roman Catholic Church and once seen as a outside contender to succeed Pope John Paul II,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

The County Court Chief Judge Peter Kidd, while delivering the sentence, described Pell's abuse of two choirboys in the sacristy at St Patrick's Cathedral in..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 5 days ago

For two decades, George Pell was the dominant figure in the Catholic Church in Australia - a boy from a gold mining town whose ambition, intellect and knack for..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to 6 years in jail on Wednesday by an Australian court for..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court on Wednesday for sexually abusing..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Vatican official to be convicted of sex abuse to date, has been sentenced to six years in prison for the "callous" assault..
6 days ago • WorldNews
Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been jailed for six years for sexually abusing two choirboys.
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Former Vatican Treasurer Cardinal George Pell faces jail on Wednesday when an Australian court is set to sentence him for sexually abusing two choir boys in..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will be sentenced on Wednesday after his conviction for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s,..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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