The Vatican http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20932/all en Vatican suspends 'Bling bishop' over luxurious lifestyle http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131023/bling-bishop-suspend-vatican-luxurious-lifestyle The Vatican said Wednesday that it suspended a German bishop known for his excessive spending.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131023/bling-bishop-suspend-vatican-luxurious-lifestyle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Strange But True Europe Wed, 23 Oct 2013 15:20:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5968613 at http://www.globalpost.com Lesus: The Vatican misspells Jesus on commemorative coins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131011/lesus-the-vatican-misspells-jesus-commemorative-coins What would Lesus do?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131011/lesus-the-vatican-misspells-jesus-commemorative-coins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Strange But True Europe Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:10:37 +0000 Alexander Besant 5958368 at http://www.globalpost.com What would Lesus do? The Vatican makes an epic misspelling http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131011/lesus-the-vatican-misspells-jesus-commemorative-coins-0 What would Lesus do?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/131011/lesus-the-vatican-misspells-jesus-commemorative-coins-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Strange But True Europe Fri, 11 Oct 2013 14:10:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5958369 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope Francis calls for "mutual respect" to mark Muslim Eid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130811/pope-francis-calls-mutual-respect-mark-muslim-eid Pope Francis reached out to Muslims in a speech on Sunday marking the end of Ramadan.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130811/pope-francis-calls-mutual-respect-mark-muslim-eid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Want to Know Europe Sun, 11 Aug 2013 18:59:35 +0000 Alexander Besant 5907481 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope Francis, SuperPapa http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/130718/pope-francis-vatican-rome-lampedusa-brazil <p>LISBON &mdash; As an ambitious up-and-coming politician, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy had a strategy to say or do something controversial to guarantee a front-page headline every day. Pope Francis may be no longer up-and-coming, but his capacity for daily domination of the world&#39;s news agenda is surely drawing Sarkozy&#39;s envy these days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/130718/pope-francis-vatican-rome-lampedusa-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Want to Know World Religion Italy Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:03:32 +0000 Paul Ames 5887279 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope orders Vatican bank probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/130626/pope-probe-vatican-bank <p>BRUSSELS, Belgium &mdash; Last year, tourists were forced to pay with cash in the Vatican&#39;s shops and museums after the Italian authorities shut off the territory&#39;s access to credit cards over money laundering concerns at its bank.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/130626/pope-probe-vatican-bank" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Business Want to Know Italy Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:37:06 +0000 Paul Ames 5868440 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope delivers final address at Vatican, enters life of prayer (PHOTOS) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130224/pope-delivers-finals-address-at-vatican-enters-life-prayer Pope Benedict XVI delivered his final "Angelus" public blessing to a cheering crowd in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City Sunday.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130224/pope-delivers-finals-address-at-vatican-enters-life-prayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Want to Know Europe Sun, 24 Feb 2013 14:12:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5764932 at http://www.globalpost.com Kateri Tekakwitha, 'Lily of the Mohawks,' to be canonized a Catholic saint on Sunday http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121019/kateri-tekakwitha-lily-the-mohawks-canonized-catholic-saint-sunday She died at the young age of 24, and her body is enshrined in a marble tomb in Kahnawake, Quebec.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121019/kateri-tekakwitha-lily-the-mohawks-canonized-catholic-saint-sunday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Europe World Religion Canada United States Fri, 19 Oct 2012 15:18:06 +0000 News Desk 5723122 at http://www.globalpost.com Pope's ex-butler Paolo Gabriele jailed for theft in Vatileaks scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/121006/pope-ex-butler-paolo-gabriele-jailed-theft-vatileaks-scandal Gabriele had admitted to photocopying the Pope's documents, but denied it was theft.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/121006/pope-ex-butler-paolo-gabriele-jailed-theft-vatileaks-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican World Religion Italy Sat, 06 Oct 2012 11:50:00 +0000 News Desk 5721777 at http://www.globalpost.com German satire magazine suggests pope has his own 'Vatileak' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/german-satire-magazine-titanic-pope-vatileaks The offending picture shows the pope wearing a white cassock which is soiled at crotch level. The headline reads: "Hallelujah in the Vatican: The leak is found!"<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/german-satire-magazine-titanic-pope-vatileaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> media freedom The Pope The Vatican Germany World Religion Weird Wide Web Wed, 11 Jul 2012 16:44:21 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5711396 at http://www.globalpost.com Vatican blames the media, devil for leaked document scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120618/vatican-blames-the-media-devil-leaked-document-scandal The Vatican accused the media Monday of whipping up a scandal over leaked documents.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120618/vatican-blames-the-media-devil-leaked-document-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe The Vatican Europe Mon, 18 Jun 2012 18:46:36 +0000 Alexander Besant 5708295 at http://www.globalpost.com Vatican denies Cardinal's involvement in 'Vatileaks' scandal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120528/vatican-denies-cardinal-involvement-vatileaks-scandal The Vatican Monday denied reports by Italian media that a cardinal is suspected of playing a major role in the widening "Vatileaks" scandal. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120528/vatican-denies-cardinal-involvement-vatileaks-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Politics World Religion Italy Mon, 28 May 2012 19:22:24 +0000 Talia Ralph 5705894 at http://www.globalpost.com Vatican plagiarizes straight from Wikipedia for cardinals' biographies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/world-religion/120109/vatican-uses-wikipedia-cardinals-bios <p> The Vatican has apparently sourced 22 biographies of its newly appointed cardinals from their Wikipedia pages. In the press release, the Holy See declared rather superfluously that all the cardinals are Catholics, and used other odd, atypical language.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/culture-lifestyle/world-religion/120109/vatican-uses-wikipedia-cardinals-bios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> The Vatican Europe World Religion Technology Mon, 09 Jan 2012 18:43:00 +0000 Talia Ralph 5686519 at http://www.globalpost.com