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.
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 pedophile priest to police.... WorldNews - Published
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A top Vatican official says China's government should not fear "distrust or hostility" from the Roman Catholic Church, writing amid speculation over whether.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
Reuters reports 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. He will be registered as a..
Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court for sexually abusing two choir boys in Melbourne in the 1990s, and will be registered as a..
REuters reports The Vatican is opening its own investigation into accusations against Cardinal George Pell, who was found guilty of sexual abuse of minors in his native Australia,. The move means that..
On the day Cardinal George Pell, one of the highest ranking Vatican officials, was publicly revealed as a convicted child sex offender, his old high school in an Australian goldfields town physically..
Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell will spend his first night behind bars after he was remanded into custody pending sentencing for sexually abusing two choir boys in Australia two decades..
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 meet Pope Francis at the Vatican on Monday.. France 24 - Published
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, has died, the Vatican said on Thursday. Reuters - Published
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 Melbourne as "a brazen and forcible.. Firstpost - Published
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 befriending influential people propelled.. Reuters - Published
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 will be registered as a sex offender for.. Reuters - Published Also reported by •Firstpost
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell was sentenced to six years in jail by an Australian court on Wednesday for sexually abusing two choir boys in the 1990s at St.. Firstpost - Published Also reported by •Independent •Reuters
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 of two choirboys in the late 1990s, CNN.. WorldNews - Published