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Vatican City Consumes More Wine Per Capita Than Any Other Country
Originally Posted: 02/24/2014 - 4:59pm | Type: Blog

Tiny Vatican City consumes more wine per capita than any other country in the world, according to information from the California-based Wine Institute. Tiny Vatican City consumes ...

Bishop’s Suspension a Symptom of German Catholic Church’s Wealth
Originally Posted: 10/23/2013 - 1:10pm | Type: Blog

The $20,000 bathtub and $482,000 walk-in closets ordered by “Bishop Bling-Bling” — the moniker of Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, the now-suspended bishop of Limburg — have scandalized the German public. ...

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 ...

Vatican Says Unity With Traditionalist Society of St. Pius X Needs ‘Further Discussions’
Originally Posted: 05/17/2012 - 9:47am | Type: Blog

The Vatican's doctrinal office said “further discussions” will be needed with the traditionalist Society of St. Pius X (SSPX) in order to heal a decades-long split within the Roman Catholic Church. ...

Vatican Issues New Guidelines for Catholic Charities
Originally Posted: 05/03/2012 - 8:31am | Type: Blog

Under new rules announced on Wednesday (May 2), the Vatican will more closely oversee the operations of Caritas Internationalis, a global confederation of 162 national Catholic charities. ...