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These are the names of the 17 new cardinals the pope appointed at the consistory

November 19, 2016. 13 of them are under the age of 80, and thus able to vote in a hypothetical conclave, and four of them are non-electors.

Vatican congratulates Trump and hopes his time in office "can truly be fruitful"

November 9, 2016. While speaking to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, congratulated the new president and hoped that his government "can truly be fruitful."

Vatican strongly reacts to episcopal ordinations in China made without pope's permission

November 7, 2016. "In recent weeks, there has been a series of reports regarding some episcopal ordinations conferred without Papal Mandate of priests of the unofficial community of the Catholic Church in Continental China,” explains the Vatican in a letter signed by the Director of the Holy See Press Office, Greg Burke.

Google commemorates anniversary of Galileo’s telescope debut


Galileo’s creation laid the groundwork for breakthroughs in astronomy. He was able to confirm Copernicus’ earlier theory from almost a century before that the sun, and not the earth, was at the center of the solar system.

His findings quickly found opposition from the Church, being accused as a heretic for suspicious interpretation of the Bible and he spent most of his latter years under house arrest.

In 1992, John Paul II rehabilitated Galileo and in 2000 issued a formal apology for the process against him.