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Holy See confirms investigation of Order of Malta

January 17, 2017. The Holy See has issued a statement Tuesday in response to "attempts by the Order of Malta to discredit” the new group established by the Vatican to conduct the investigation of why the Chancellor of the Order of Malta was asked to step down.
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Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

January 16, 2017. On Monday morning, a Turkish cargo plane has tragically crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens and hospitalizing many others. Many homes and vehicles in the small village are also destroyed. As a result, Vatican Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin has sent a message of condolences to the victims of the disaster on behalf of Pope Francis.
Vatican

Pope Francis to meet with Palestinian president on Saturday

January 11, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas on Saturday, January 14, at the Vatican to inaugurate the new Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.
Vatican

Former Director of the Vatican's school for diplomats, Justo Mullor dies

December 30, 2016. The smiling archbishop Justo Mullor died this morning in Rome, at the Pío XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.
Pope Francis

Pope approves new decrees for the Causes of Saints

December 22, 2016. On Wednesday, December 21, Pope Francis authorized the following decrees for the Causes of Saints:

A virtual tour to the oldest church in Rome

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Now, the former home of popes is nothing more than a few mouse clicks away, with 13 different 3D vantage points ready to transport you to the one of the Eternal city’s most famed churches, the first church of Rome when it was originally built.

The final product was realized by the University of Villanova, a Roman Catholic, Augustinian university in Pennsylvania.

And thanks to their efforts, the Lateran comes to life like never before. Start at the apse and wind your way through both naves, the chapels of Lancelloti and Corsini and any other corner of the hallowed church you want to see.

All you need is an internet connection and an imagination to see centuries of Roman Catholic history come to life.

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