Vatican releases thousands of Holocaust-era files, including requests for help from Jews

Pope Francis has ordered 170 volumes of Jewish files from the recently opened archives of Pope Pius XII to be published online. The Vatican made the announcement amid renewed debate over the Pope's World War II legacy. The Times Of…

Vladimir Putin met with Pope: how late is the president this time

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with Pope Francis at the Vatican. This is their third meeting. As in the past, Putin was late. The conversation between Putin and the Pope lasted for about an hour, as stipulated by the protocol of the pontiff's meetings with foreign guests. In the end…

The most influential cardinal in the Vatican went to prison for pedophilia

Cardinal George Pell abused his power and displayed “astounding arrogance,” according to the Melbourne court verdict. He is guilty of sexual abuse of minors, writes DW. Former head of the Vatican Economic Secretariat, Cardinal George Pell, was sentenced by the Victoria District Court of Australia in ...

Vatican ambassador in France accused of harassment

Vatican Ambassador to France Luigi Ventura is accused of indecent behavior and harassment. And this is not the first time in the Vatican that Pope Francis even stated. The 74-year-old cleric is accused of sexually harassing a junior employee of the Paris City Hall on the day of the ...

'Shame and sorrow': Vatican commented on reports of child molestation by priests in the US

The Vatican expressed its regret over the numerous cases of sexual abuse by the Catholic priests of Pennsylvania against young children. This is stated in a statement by the head of the press service of the Holy See, Greg Burke, writes News.ru. “As for published this week ...

The Pope was presented with a Lamborghini - he immediately blessed him. A PHOTO

Lamborghini presented Pope Francis with a unique example of the Huracan sports car. The Pope has put his signature on the hood of the car and intends to put it up for auction at Sotheby's. All proceeds from the sale of the supercar will go to charity. As Radio Vatican writes, ...

The main adviser to the Pope is accused of seducing minors

Australian Cardinal George Pell, who holds the post of treasurer of the Vatican, has been charged with lecherous acts against minors, police in the Australian state of Victoria reported, writes CNN. This case was the latest black mark against the Catholic Church, which has recovered from sexual abuse scandals in several ...

Trump first met with Pope Francis

On May 24, US President Donald Trump met Pope Francis for the first time during his visit to the Vatican. During the meeting, he was accompanied by family members: wife Melanya and daughter Ivanka with her husband Jared Kushner, according to the BBC. US President and Pontiff ...

The Vatican will rank the Ukrainian Metropolitan as a saint

The Vatican will soon canonize the Ukrainian Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, who was one of the spiritual leaders of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC). Pope Francis on July 17 issued a decree on the heroic deeds of Metropolitan Sheptytsky. This was the beginning of beatification (canoning the deceased ...

Vatican approved the program of the visit of Pope Francis to the USA

On Tuesday, the Vatican announced a confirmed program for the visit of Pope Francis to the United States this September. The Pontiff will visit Washington, New York and Philadelphia. The papal visit includes a welcoming ceremony at the White House on September 23 and a personal meeting with President Obama. Vatican…

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