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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:

Images of historic Papal moments, now on YouTube

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So now with a simple click of a mouse, one can go back to 1964 and see a private audience of Pope Paul VI, and even see the Pope greeting John Kennedy in 1963 when he was president. Images of John XXIII and the Second Vatican Council are also online. The beatification ceremony of Pope Innocent XI back in 1956 is also an option.

Other unique images like these can also be seen. They include 70 year old footage of the Swiss Guards and their military marches. There's also the arrival of the Vatican's steam train back in 1932.
This original initiative will help the new digital generation to stay in tune with key moments in history, by just logging onto the web.


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