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Vatican recalls priest from US as child porn investigation opens

Vatican City, Sep 15, 2017 / 06:26 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced Friday that after being informed by U.S. officials of a possible breach of child pornography laws on the part of a Holy See diplomat, it has recalled the priest in question and an investigation […]

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Vatican event to highlight key role of women in peace-building

Vatican City, Mar 6, 2017 / 05:05 pm (CNA).- To mark International Women's Day, the Vatican invited women from across the globe to discuss not only their work as peacemakers in a conflict-filled world, but their contributions to the Church as well. “Women understand, intuitively and by […]

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Vatican bars Sodalit founder from contact with members

Vatican City, Feb 10, 2017 / 06:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A newly released decree from the Vatican's congregation for religious life states that the founder of the Sodalitium Christianae Vitae, Luis Fernando Figari, may not have contact with members of the community. A Jan. 30 decree of […]

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Vatican weighs in on power, limits of artificial intelligence

Vatican City, Dec 4, 2016 / 03:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- This week the Vatican hosted a high-level discussion in the world of science, gathering experts to discuss the progress, benefits and limits of advances in artificial intelligence. A new conference at the Vatican drew experts in various […]

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New press office directors given warm Vatican welcome

Vatican City, Jul 12, 2016 / 11:07 am (CNA/EWTN News).- After the appointment of two laypersons as the new directors of the Holy See Press Office, Msgr. Dario Vigano said that while their roles haven’t yet been clearly defined amid ongoing reforms, the two will play a […]

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Pope Francis receives Singapore’s president at the Vatican

Vatican City, May 28, 2016 / 06:58 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Saturday, Pope Francis met with the president of the Republic of Singapore, marking 35 years of diplomatic relations between the Southeast Asian country and the Holy See, and the first ever state visit by a Singaporean […]

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Shakespeare’s Hamlet swings by the Vatican

Vatican City, Apr 15, 2016 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- They’ve performed for school children in Cambodia and refugees in Jordan. They’ve visited nearly 200 countries in the last two years, and now, they’ve performed at the Vatican as well. It was the first known performance of […]

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Vatican gives free health care to Rome’s poor

Vatican City, Mar 1, 2016 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Poor and homeless men and women will now be able to turn to the Vatican for medical treatment, the latest initiative to offer care for those persons living on the streets of Rome. Located near the colonnade, the […]

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Killer robots? They’re a real issue – and here’s what the Vatican has to say

Geneva, Switzerland, Dec 2, 2015 / 04:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- No longer relegated to mere science-fiction, robots – built to kill people – play an increasing role in fighting terrorism alongside other new weapons of war. But what's resulting in a mounting headache for the United Nations […]

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Amid digital media trends, Vatican looks to learn from Asian strengths

Yangon, Burma, Nov 17, 2015 / 06:13 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic Church can learn from Asian trends in social media to help build communications networks and advance evangelization, a Vatican official has said. “It’s a global community. We learn from each other and particularly we have […]

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