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25

Sep

Why Catholic priests can’t marry (and why that could change)Pope Francis hasn’t indicated any interest in changing the celibacy tradition, but reformists are looking for new ways to replenish the priesthood.

Why Catholic priests can’t marry (and why that could change)
Pope Francis hasn’t indicated any interest in changing the celibacy tradition, but reformists are looking for new ways to replenish the priesthood.

20

Mar

Pope blesses reporter’s guide dog
Visually impaired radio host Alessandro Forlani wasn’t even sure if he would be able to meet the pope while accompanied by his dog, Asia.

Pope blesses reporter’s guide dog

Visually impaired radio host Alessandro Forlani wasn’t even sure if he would be able to meet the pope while accompanied by his dog, Asia.

13

Mar

Papal election triggers doomsday theories
Some people have interpreted 2 medieval-era prophecies to mean that the next pope elected will be the last before doomsday.

Papal election triggers doomsday theories

Some people have interpreted 2 medieval-era prophecies to mean that the next pope elected will be the last before doomsday.

19

Feb


 Doomsday predictions blossom after pope’s resignation, meteorite 



If one end of the world prophecy doesn’t pan out, there are countless more that could.
If one end of the world prophecy doesn’t pan out, there are countless more that could.

08

Sep

Pope gets new electric car to drive around the VaticanThe Kangoo Maxi Z.E. model bearing the pontifical crest of arms on its side may also be used to shuttle the pope between churches outside the Vatican.

Pope gets new electric car to drive around the Vatican
The Kangoo Maxi Z.E. model bearing the pontifical crest of arms on its side may also be used to shuttle the pope between churches outside the Vatican.

15

Mar

Pope’s Cuban crocodile named environment ambassadorA rare Cuban crocodile was named ambassador for the environment at Rome’s zoo, days before the creature accompanies Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba.

Pope’s Cuban crocodile named environment ambassador
A rare Cuban crocodile was named ambassador for the environment at Rome’s zoo, days before the creature accompanies Pope Benedict XVI to Cuba.

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Jan

04

Dec

Vatican considers solar-powered Popemobile

Pope Benedict XVI is interested in finding a replacement that runs on clean energy.