The Vatican has turned part of lavish Castelgondolfo – which the frugal Pope Francis has avoided – into a museum and linked it to Rome via a train.
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ROME (RNS) The German priest and theologian was a key figure in the Protestant Reformation; he was excommunicated in 1521.
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (RNS) The silence that hangs over Castel Gandolfo is, according to the locals, principally the result of Pope Francis’ absence.
ROME (Reuters) “How dare you refer to my beautiful children as ‘synthetic.’ And shame on you for wagging your judgmental little fingers at IVF … I shall never wear Dolce and Gabbana ever again.”
VATICAN CITY (RNS) “The church has always defended sport because its values are not only Christian but universal,” said Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins. “It teaches you how to put human values such as compromise and collaboration in practice overcoming division.”
ROME (RNS) The 26-year-old and her family are expected to join Wani’s brother, Gabriel, and his wife and three children in Manchester, N.H., where they run the nonprofit organization South Sudan Community of New Hampshire.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (RNS) The pews were packed Thursday (Feb. 27) as the first married man in the Maronite Catholic Church was ordained into the priesthood in the United States with the blessing of the pope.
ROME (RNS) “It’s about marketing,” said Piero Pazzi, the photographer behind the annual calendar featuring attractive priests of Italy. “It’s a souvenir, not a statement of any kind.”
ROME (RNS) Among the Latin Americans flocking to Rome, the pope’s fellow Argentines are leading the way, with 66 percent more people traveling from the pope’s homeland compared to a year ago.