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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.

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.

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.

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.
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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:

Infant Jesus of Prague dons Pope's crown


His crown. He donated it to the world famous statuette of the Infant Jesus of Prague at the Church of Our Lady Victory.

After some alterations, the statue is now reportedly, donning Benedict XVI crown just in time for Advent.

The royal crown, is decorated with eight shells, the symbol of St. Augustine which is also present in the Pope’s coat of arms. It’s made of silver and its decorated with pearls and garnets. There’s also an inscription beneath the crown’s cross with the date on which the Pope donated the gift.

Thousands of people from all over the world who believe in its healing power venerate the infant Jesus every day.