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Vatican establishes diplomatic relations with Mauritania

December 9, 2016. The Vatican will establish diplomatic relations with Mauritania. This African country is an Islamic Republic extremely hostile towards Christians.
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Vatican launches new website for the Protection of Minors from sex abuse

December 6, 2016. The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (PCPM) has launched a website to provide the public with information about their mission: "the effective protection of minors and a commitment to ensure their human and spiritual development.”
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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.

Secrets of the Borgia Family unveiled

2012-11-10

MARIO DAL BELLO
Author, 'The Black Legend of the Borgias'
"Many secrets come to light. For example Lucrecia Borgia never poisoned anyone and she died a very religious woman in the third order of St. Francis. The Pope was never poisoned, but died of malaria, and we could go on and on. The story of this Spanish family is truly fascinating.”

BARBARA FRALE
Historian, Vatican Secret Archives
"The Borgia Pope is extremely fascinating. Although there were actually two Borgia popes. The most famous was Alexander VI, who gave so much to talk about, he actually created or built up his own legend.”

It's a book that reveals some of the secrets, anecdotes and details of this famous family by shedding light on its legend, from truth to fiction.


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