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Report Says U.S. Tapped Cardinals’ Phones Ahead of Conclave
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 4:15pm | Type: Blog

The National Security Agency spied on cardinals as they prepared to select the new pope — perhaps including even Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio, who emerged from last spring’s conclave as Pope Francis, a leading Ita ...

Sistine Chapel Plays a Key Role in Electing a New Pope
Originally Posted: 03/12/2013 - 2:01pm | Type: Blog

As if the task of choosing the Vicar of Christ and the leader of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics wasn’t daunting enough, the voting must also take place under the gaze of Michelangelo’s brilliant but imposin ...

On Sistine Chapel’s 500th, Foot Traffic Remains a Threat
Originally Posted: 10/31/2012 - 2:53pm | Type: Blog

As Pope Benedict XVI on Wednesday celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Renaissance masterpiece, the Vatican said the growing number of tourists who visit the historic site every year might eventually lead t ...