vatican scandal

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.
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 is dealing with all sorts of drama this week after news recently broke of a "serious betrayal and breach of trust."
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
The new Pope Francis is clearly a well-intentioned man. But all his austerity measures, personnel changes, and efforts at transparency will do little to change its century-old insolvency problem. Now, more than ever, the Vatican needs money.
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.
While speaking out strongly against the tone of the media coverage, Lombardi did not confirm or deny the existence of the
So far, Leskovar's efforts include adding microchips to security badges that monitor and restrict staffers' movements, as
One can be sure that the nuns are grateful for the enlightened guidance the men in the Vatican have given them. The fact that they need the guidance is ample evidence, if evidence were needed, why women are not admitted to the priesthood.
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.
What is happening at the Vatican is an illustration of the problem of balancing maintenance and attention to substance. But those who are involved at the levels of decision making in Vatican City are not evil people.
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* 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