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# rome - Friday 19 August, 2011

Pope says modern society suffering "amnesia" about God
# Papal Visit
# Papal Visit

Pope says modern society suffering "amnesia" about God

Aug 19th 2011, 11:33 AM 1,255 Views 109 Comments

Pope Benedict is on a visit to Spain which has been met with a number of protests.

# rome - Thursday 14 July, 2011

The Cloyne Report - What does the Vatican think?
# Cloyne Report
# Cloyne Report

The Cloyne Report - What does the Vatican think?

Jul 14th 2011, 7:22 AM 604 Views 27 Comments

Eamon Gilmore will seek an urgent meeting with the Vatican which was “entirely unhelpful” according to the report into clerical child sex abuse.

# rome - Friday 20 May, 2011

Paulo di Canio swaps Rome for managerial role at Swindon Town
# Mamma Mia
From The42
# Mamma Mia

Paulo di Canio swaps Rome for managerial role at Swindon Town

May 20th 2011, 2:55 PM 221 Views 0 Comments

The controversial former West Ham United star will bring his unique character to the sidelines of football grounds in English football’s lowest tier next season.

# rome - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Italian campaign aims to assuage fears of major earthquake in Rome
# Italy
# Italy

Italian campaign aims to assuage fears of major earthquake in Rome

May 10th 2011, 12:29 PM 1,316 Views 0 Comments

City residents have been expressing fears over late seismologist’s ‘prediction’ that a devastating quake will strike Rome on 11 May 2011.

# rome - Friday 6 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II

May 6th 2011, 10:23 AM 15 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gives us a peek at his diary from the Vatican last weekend:”We are as excited as a bunch of schoolgirls on their way to a Cliff Richard concert”.

# rome - Sunday 1 May, 2011

Pope John Paul II beatified before more than a million people in Rome
# Beatification
# Beatification

Pope John Paul II beatified before more than a million people in Rome

May 1st 2011, 10:59 AM 1,959 Views 9 Comments

The beatification was carried out by the current pontiff Pope Benedict XVI and moves the former pontiff one step closer to sainthood.

# rome - Saturday 30 April, 2011

Thousands gather for John Paul II's beatification ceremony as body brought to St Peter's
# Beatification
# Beatification

Thousands gather for John Paul II's beatification ceremony as body brought to St Peter's

Apr 30th 2011, 4:59 PM 1,314 Views 11 Comments

Ceremony will mark former pope’s next step toward sainthood, but a second miracle must be attributed to John Paul before canonisation is possible.

# rome - Sunday 24 April, 2011

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya
# Easter
# Easter

Pope uses traditional Easter message to appeal for diplomacy in Libya

Apr 24th 2011, 12:59 PM 275 Views 0 Comments

The Urbi et Orbi message focuses on developments in Africa and the Middle East, as Benedict urges Europe to accept refugees.

# rome - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Vatican sanctions Belgian bishop who abused nephew
Live Apr 12th 2011, 4:07 PM

Vatican sanctions Belgian bishop who abused nephew

# rome - Monday 14 March, 2011

Vatican kicks off countdown to beatification of John Paul II
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Vatican kicks off countdown to beatification of John Paul II

Mar 14th 2011, 5:19 PM 855 Views 0 Comments

The Vatican has begun the countdown to the beautification of Pope John Paul II by posting videos on YouTube and creating a dedicated Facebook page.

# rome - Friday 4 February, 2011

Pope's donor card 'invalid' because the Vatican owns his body
# Vatican
# Vatican

Pope's donor card 'invalid' because the Vatican owns his body

Feb 4th 2011, 6:22 PM 1,412 Views 0 Comments

Despite carrying an organ donor card, Benedict will not be able to donate his organs after his death because they are the property of “the entire church”.

# rome - Saturday 25 December, 2010

Mistaken bomb scare at Irish embassy in Rome
# Italy
# Italy

Mistaken bomb scare at Irish embassy in Rome

Dec 25th 2010, 9:33 AM 327 Views 0 Comments

Police are called after a suspicious package – similar to those that blew up two other embassies – arrives in the post.

# rome - Friday 24 December, 2010

Security in Rome on high alert after embassy bombings
# Italy
# Italy

Security in Rome on high alert after embassy bombings

Dec 24th 2010, 10:27 AM 223 Views 0 Comments

Two embassies were targetted yesterday in parcel bomb attacks which have been claimed by an Italian anarchist group.

# rome - Friday 26 November, 2010

Students occupy Colosseum, Leaning Tower of Pisa to protest cuts
# Italy
# Italy

Students occupy Colosseum, Leaning Tower of Pisa to protest cuts

Nov 26th 2010, 9:29 AM 966 Views 0 Comments

Italian students occupy the country’s most iconic tourist attractions to protest proposed cuts to college funding.

# rome - Friday 19 November, 2010

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts
# Obsession
From The Daily Edge
# Obsession

Penis envy? Berlusconi slammed for replacing statue body parts

Nov 19th 2010, 9:11 PM 1,195 Views 0 Comments

What is it about the male appendage that keeps getting the Italian PM in such hot water?

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