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Vatican Editor Warns About Church Of England's Women Bishop Vote

Religion News Service | Josephine McKenna | Posted 07.15.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Church of England’s vote to allow female bishops threatens unity with the Catholic Church, according to the editor of the Vat...

Vatican: World Not Ending, Despite Maya Prediction

AP | Posted 02.10.2013 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican's top astronomer has some assurances to offer: The world won't be ending in 10 days, despite predictions to the contr...

This Is 'Fake,' Vatican Paper Says

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 09.28.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- The Vatican newspaper has added to the doubts surrounding Harvard University's claim that a 4th century Coptic papyrus fragment showed...

Vatican Newspaper Getting Wider Distribution in US

AP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion

VATICAN CITY -- Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano says it is starting a new distribution deal in the United States, in the hope of broadening its...

Proponents Of Euthanasia, Nazi Genocide Use Same Arguments According To Vatican Newspaper

Posted 05.04.2012 | Religion

By Alessandro Speciale Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Proponents of euthanasia and aborting chronically ill fetuses use the same argumen...

Catholic-Jewish Relations Still Have Far To Go

Posted 10.31.2011 | Religion

By Philip A. Cunningham and Eric J. Greenberg Religion News Service (RNS) A fascinating exchange recently took place in the pages of the Vatican's...

Vatican Mourns Taylor As 'Last Diva Of Cinema'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican's official newspaper eulogized actress Elizabeth Taylor as the "last remaini...

The Vatican Unsure How To Plug WikiLeak

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) A U.S. diplomat's confidential analysis of Vatican communication failures, recently publish...

Vatican Defends Pope's Record On Sexual Abuse

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Francis X. Rocca Religion News Service VATICAN CITY (RNS) Pope Benedict XVI, while still a cardinal, sought in vain to expedite the process for de...

Homer's Religious Odyssey: The Simpsons' Elusive Faith

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

While the Vatican has arrived late to the party, for a place that counts time in centuries not years, the Holy See's engagement with the worldwide cultural phenomenon that is The Simpsons is well ahead of schedule.

Vatican Paper Praises 'The Simpsons'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VATICAN CITY — To put it as the devout Ned Flanders would, the Vatican's newspaper thinks "The Simpsons" are an okely dokely bunch. L'Osservato...

The Vatican Labels Kidman Flop "The Golden Compass" As "Anti-Christmas"

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has criticised the children's film "The Golden Compass" starring Nicole Kidman, calling it "anti-Christmas....