U.S. bishops have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars renovating a villa for American priests visiting Italy.
From the Vatileaks of dilettante cardinals to those of professional consultants; prelude to a battle of the titans that has jeopardized and shaken a bi-millennial building to its core. There's a lot more going on here then synod skirmishes over the family.
Francis' Friends May Be Numbered in the Vatican -- And the 'Vatileaks' Scandal Is a Testament to That
ROME -- "Vatileaks 2" is the latest scandal to emerge from the Vatican. How many real friends Pope Francis has there today looks harder to count than ever.
The Vatican described the books as "fruit of a grave betrayal of the trust given by the pope."
The Vatican faced fresh accusations of mismanagement, excess and resistance to change as details from two new books emerged
But on Thursday, the day the pope resigned, the Vatican acknowledged that some parts of an Italian magazine report about
Scandals at the Vatican remind us that the faith in redemption we share is a message which we and the world need to hear.
Mitja Leskovar, 'Monsignor 007,' To Introduce New Protocols For Pope's Security, Confidential Documents
So far, Leskovar's efforts include adding microchips to security badges that monitor and restrict staffers' movements, as
It has been a rough spring for American nuns. They've been thinking unapproved thoughts and talking out of turn, and the male hierarchy of the church is not happy. And they are doing something about it.
MILAN, June 1 (Reuters) - Pope Benedict and his deputy, Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, regarded as the chief target of a campaign
By Tom Heneghan, Religion Editor In the 15th and 16th centuries, the Renaissance popes bribed their way into office, openly
* Says there are 20 Vatican whistleblowers Nuzzi's book "His Holiness: The Secret Papers of Benedict XVI" contains a trove
VATICAN CITY, May 25 (Reuters) - The Vatican, which has been embroiled for months in a scandal involving the leak of secret