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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.
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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.
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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's soccer team to play final of FIFA Club World Cup against Spanish Real Madrid

2014-12-20

A year ago this image got the attention of the world: the Argentinian soccer team San Lorenzo de Almagro giving his most famous fan the Initial Cup trophy.

Back in August, the scene was repeated. The San Lorenzo returned to the Vatican but with another trophy in his hands, the first Libertadores Cup of America of the team's history .

Now, the San Lorenzo de Algramo team will play another final. This time, against the Spanish soccer team Real Madrid in FIFA Club World Cup. Even they have the Pope's unconditional support, the Spanish team is the favorite.


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