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Synonyms for Vatican

the residence of the Catholic Pope in the Vatican City

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Wesolowski, 67, the former Vatican nuncio to the Dominican Republic, was confined to Vatican property while awaiting trial.
va/en/news/pope-sets-up-pontifical-commission-to-study-ior-re) Radio Vatican .
the "Archive of Vatican II" immediately after the conclusion
Eight Americans' eye-witness reports from Vatican II (Sept.
Vatican documents leaked to the press in recent months have pointed to power struggles and accusations of corruption touching senior Vatican cardinals.
The new site Pope Benedict XVI tweeted about will serve as a one-stop-shop aggregator of news from the Vatican's various information sources: Vatican Radio, Vatican Television, the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, the Holy See's press office and Fides, the Vatican's missionary news agency, said Monsignor Paul Tighe, the No.
A major obstacle for the courts has been to prove that the Vatican itself was the puppet master.
The Vatican has denied wrongdoing and says the investigation of the bank, known as the Institute for Religious Works, or IOR, resulted from a misunderstanding that it expected would be cleared up.
Pope Benedict XVI signed the documents yesterday, saying the Vatican wanted to join other countries in cracking down on legal loopholes that have allowed criminals to exploit the financial sector.
In a statement the Vatican said the planned ruling will create a compliance body to oversee all its finances, as required by the European Unionand other international organisationsthat arecombating money laundering.
Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 78, Vatican Secretary of State, will be replaced by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, 71, of Genoa, at one time Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, under Cardinal Ratzinger as Prefect.
The drama is intense, and Kertzer's conclusion is that today, while Italy remains a secular state with Rome as its capital, it is the Pope, living in Vatican City (the negotiations establishing this compromise are detailed in this book), who holds the moral authority in the country and around the world, marginalizing the leaders of the Italian revolution.
Gay men and lesbians who were wondering just how far Pope Benedict XVI would take his decades-old homophobic agenda had to wait only a few months: The Vatican is finalizing a document intended to renew its efforts to purge gay priests.
Vatican ambassador to date, Rooney is a Roman Catholic.
The Catholic Revolution: New Wine, Old Wineskins, and the Second Vatican Council.