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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 PĂ­o XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.

Buenos Aires launches website dedicated to its most spiritual son, Pope Francis


October 26, 2013 (Romereports.com) Sayingthat Buenos Aires prides itself in giving the Catholic Church itsPope would be an understatement. The day of his Inaugural Mass,50,000 people packed the city's main square, Plaza de Mayo, to watchthe ceremony live.

Theimages from that early morning can be found at the web page theBuenos Aires City Government just created in honor of Pope Francis.The page, titled Ciudaddel Papa,or the Pope's Hometown, features a wealth of information on the lifeof Pope Francis, before he was Pope. Thewebsite features the biography of Jorge Bergoglio: from birth, to hisappointment as archbishop, and finally his election as Pope. 

Butperhaps the most popular section is an interactive map of ArchbishopBergoglio's daily commute and points of interest. This listincludes, of course, the Metropolitan Cathedral he led as archbishop.But it also has the local parish in the Flores neighborhood where hediscovered his vocation. 

Withouta doubt, the city is hoping to attract more visitors. But the websiteis also their way of paying homage to one of its most famousresidents

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