Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Tuesday 30 May 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# vatileaks

All time
# Catholic Church
Archbishop Martin says the Church should not be 'gagged'
But he added the Catholic Church in Ireland needs to learn that it cannot expect people to do as they are told.
# sitdown sunday
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# vatileaks
Here's a secret only the new pope will see...
The Vatileaks enquiry report will be for his eyes only.
# Ex Benedict
Report: Pope decided to resign after internal report on adultery
La Repubblica says a report presented in December detailed breaches of the ‘sixth and seventh commandments’.
Column: So the Pope has joined Twitter. What will he learn there?
Social media is all about debate and dissent, writes Fr Tony Flannery – so perhaps it can teach the Vatican a lesson.
# vatileaks
Vatican casts doubt on pardon for Pope's Butler as jail looms
Paolo Gabriele won’t appeal his conviction, and will go to prison – while a Vatican statement says his sentence is ‘just’.
# need to know
The Evening Fix... now with added Gangnam Style
Here’s the things we learned, loved and shared today.
# vatileaks
Pope's butler gets 18 months in jail for stealing secret Vatican documents
The butler said he had “acted out of visceral love for the Church of Christ and of its leader on earth”.
# vatileaks
Former butler to Pope on trial over leaked documents
Vatican judges have refused to admit key evidence in the trial and Gabriele’s hearing has been fixed for Tuesday.
# vatileaks
Vatileaks: Pope's butler to stand trial tomorrow - but may be pardoned
Vatican watchers believe that Pope Benedict could pardon Paolo Gabriele for leaking sensitive papers to a journalist.
# Vatican
Pope's butler to stand trial over Vatileaks scandal
Paolo Gabriele is accused of stealing secret documents and leaking them to the press.
# vatileaks
Pope speaks of human weakness in sinful church
The pontiff described the “destructive power of evil” affecting the Church as the Vatican battles a series of scandals.
# Vatican
Vatican hires Fox News journalist to improve communications strategy
Greg Burke has likened his new role to that of the White House communications advisor.
# vatileaks
Vatican number two: Many journalists try to imitate Dan Brown
Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone has taken issue with the media’s coverage of the ongoing Vatileaks scandal drawing comparisons with the controversial fiction author Dan Brown.
# vatileaks
A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens
There may be jobs lost and careers ruined as Italian media implicates a cardinal in the ongoing investigation.
# vatileaks
Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks
The Vatican is investigating the leak of confidential documents that allege corruption and financial mismanagement among Holy See officials.