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News Vatican City State » History: 10 Things You May Not Know About the Vatican

News channel or source: http://www.history.com/news/10-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-vatican
Publication date: onday 11 March 2013

Encircled by a 2-mile border with Italy, Vatican City is an independent city-state that covers just over 100 acres ... At several times during the Vatican’s history, popes escaped through a secret passageway. In 1277, a half-mile-long elevated covered ...

News Vatican City State » History: The Vatican announces passing of Cardinal Law

News channel or source: https://www.csmonitor.com/World/2017/1220/The-Vatican-announces-passing-of-Cardinal-Law
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

December 20, 2017 Vatican City—Cardinal Bernard Law ... after a tumultuous year in church history. A succession of devastating news stories by Boston Globe reporters showed how priests who sexually abused children had been moved from parish to parish ...

News Vatican City State » History: Vatican releases Pope’s liturgical schedule for January, February

News channel or source: http://www.catholicworldreport.com/2018/01/09/vatican-releases-popes-liturgical-schedule-for-january-february/
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Vatican City, Jan 9, 2018 / 06:34 am (CNA/EWTN News ... crowned in 1838 by Pope Gregory XVI and a second time in 1954 by Pope Pius XII. It has a long history of devotion by the Roman people, as well as by popes. It resides in the Pauline, also called ...

News Vatican City State » History: Meet the first woman in history to run the Vatican museums

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/catholicnews/2016/12/meet-the-first-woman-in-history-to-run-the-vatican-museums/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 December 2016

She graduated with a degree in Literature from Rome’s “Sapienza” University in 1986, and a year later got her Archivist Diploma from the Vatican School of Paleography, Diplomacy and Archives. In 1991 she became a specialist in Art History at the ...

News Vatican City State » History: Vatican has long history of intrigue and controversy

News channel or source: http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-06-01/news/sns-rt-us-vatican-butler-intriguebre8500ws-20120601_1_vatican-city-long-history-intrigue
Publication date: hursday 31 May 2012

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Benedict is fighting the worst crisis of his papacy, but his problems are only the latest in a long history of controversies and ... the third-ranking official in the world's smallest state, bemoaned the "distorted image ...

News Vatican City State » History: Vatican, China swap art in bid to mend strained ties

News channel or source: https://in.reuters.com/article/vatican-china-museums/vatican-china-swap-art-in-bid-to-mend-strained-ties-idINKBN1DL1QT
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican and China will ... Chinese artist Zhang Yan and 30 works of art from China’s state collections representing various periods of Chinese history.

News Vatican City State » History: How Does Vatican City Deal With Criminals?

News channel or source: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2012/05/paolo_gabriele_case_how_does_the_vatican_deal_with_criminals_.html
Publication date: Wednesday 30 May 2012

Authorities in Vatican ... religious state, because most crimes in Vatican City are committed by foreign tourists and pilgrims. In addition, violent crime is exceedingly rare. There has been only one murder case in Vatican City’s 83-year history ...

News Vatican City State » History: Vatican designates northern Virginia church as a basilica

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2018/01/15/vatican-designates-northern-virginia-church-basilica/
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia — The Vatican ... traces its history back to George Washington. “It is an extraordinary honor to announce that the Holy See has designated St. Mary’s in Old Town to be the newest basilica in the United States.

News Vatican City State » History: A history of the Vatican's Swiss Guard

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/vaticancityandholysee/8873853/A-history-of-the-Vaticans-Swiss-Guard.html
Publication date: Sunday 06 November 2011

The tiny force is responsible for the Pope’s safety, including the security of the Apostolic Palace, and acts as the de facto armed forces of Vatican City, the world’s tiniest sovereign state. The 130 members of the Swiss Guard are required to be ...

News Vatican City State » History: Those Vatican walls? Designed to repel Muslims

News channel or source: http://www.wnd.com/2016/02/those-vatican-walls-designed-to-repel-muslims/
Publication date: Friday 19 February 2016

The pope’s sovereign city-state, Vatican City, is surrounded by giant walls. What’s more, the walls were specifically built by a prior pope to repel Muslims. History shows back in 846, Muslim raiders known as the Saracens looted Old St. Peter’s ...