VATICAN CITY-- Pope Benedict XVI emphasised the importance of evangelism, speaking at mass held this morning in the Vatican, on the second day of the Synod of Bishops.
VATICAN CITY —A judge has indicted two Vatican employees in a move that the Pope hopes will quash the Vatileaks scandal and negative publicity from the publication of sensitive papal documents.
ROME-The Vatican probe of the theft by the Pope’s butler of confidential papal documents ends this week, judicial sources say.
A work by philosopher John Cottingham on sale in bookshops near the Vatican is titled “Why Believe?” For many Catholics the scandals emanating down the road make it that much more difficult.
ROME —The cardinal at the centre of the Vatileaks scandal complained last month that journalists were imitating the conspiracy novelist Dan Brown to invent legends and denigrate the Church.
ROME -- Documents compiled by former Vatican bank head Ettore Gotti Tedeschi hint at dark secrets within the Holy See and reveal that he is afraid for his life.