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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.
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Vatican congratulates Trump and hopes his time in office "can truly be fruitful"

November 9, 2016. While speaking to Vatican Radio, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, congratulated the new president and hoped that his government "can truly be fruitful."

The Pope has appointed Archbishop Christophe Pierre as the Vatican nuncio to the U.S.

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Pope Francis has appointed French-born Archbishop Christophe Pierre as the Vatican ambassador to the U.S. The appointment of the new Vatican ambassador or apostolic nuncio comes after Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano's retirement earlier this year. 

The French prelate was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Rennes in 1970. He has been an  archbishop since 1995, after serving as nuncio to Mexico from 2007 to 2016. He previously held the post of nuncio to Haiti and Uganda.