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IN PHOTOS: When Pope blessed Harley riders

Pope Francis blessed thousands of Harley Davidson riders in the Vatican city during the four day celebration marking the American bike manufacturer's 110th anniversary. According to Politico,......

Indian in Pope's team to revamp Vatican bureaucracy

India's Oswald Gracias was among eight high-ranking cardinals from around the world who were on Saturday appointed by Pope Francis in an advisory council to look into ways of reforming the Vatican......

Protect weak and poor, says Pope Francis at inaugural Mass

Tens of thousands gathered at St Peters Square at the Vatican on Tuesday for the installation Mass of Pope Francis who officially began his ministry as the 266th pope.  The Italian media......

P J Kurien heads Indian team to attend pope's inauguration

An Indian delegation led by Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien on Monday left for the Vatican from Delhi to take part in the installation of Pope Francis as the 266th Pontiff of the Catholic......

Paedophilia is an illness, says top Catholic cardinal

The Vatican was embroiled in fresh controversy today as one of its top cardinals described paedophilia as a psychological "illness" rather than a "criminal condition". Wilfrid Fox Napier, the......

The Pope gets an iPod

A group of Vatican Radio employees gave Pope Benedict XVI an iPod nano loaded with special Vatican Radio programming and classical music. Now that Vatican Radio offers podcasts in eight different......

Tirupati's problem with gold

The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam, the second richest religious body in the world after the Vatican, is facing a problem of plenty. As much as 8,000 kg of studded ornaments, to be precise. The......

The Pope to watch Pankaj Kapur-starrer Dharam!

It's decidedly a first at the Vatican. On Tuesday, May 22, Pope Benedict XV1 will be watching a Bollywood film, and that too a film that espouses the teachings of Hinduism and propagates the......

Vatican absolves Fab Four...finally!

Less than 50 years ago, in 1966, John Lennon outraged Catholics the world over for predicting the end of Christianity and saying that his group, The Beatles, were "more popular than Jesus". While......

Da Vinci Code follow-up takes on the Illuminati

Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon works to solve a murder and prevent a terrorist act against the Vatican in the adaptation of Angels & Demons, a prequel to the 2006 smash hit Da Vinci Code. That......

Vatican bans Hanks' Da Vinci Code prequel

Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard will have a tough time filming two key scenes in their new flick Angels and Demons, based on Dan Brown's novel of the same name, for the Vatican has banned them......

Vatican slams Harry Potter

The Vatican City has slammed JK Rowling's Harry Potter as 'the wrong kind of hero,' who poses a danger to children across the world. In a damning article, the Vatican's official newspaper......

PHOTOS: Vatican to field cricket team, take on Anglican Church

The Vatican officially declared its intention to defeat the Church of England on Tuesday - not in a theological re-match nearly 500 years after they split, but on the cricket pitch.The challenge......

PHOTOS: Football fan Pope Francis meets Messi's Argentina and Buffon's Italy

Pope Francis told the Italian and Argentine soccer teams on Tuesday that he could not decide who to back in their friendly match, but he urged them to set a good example in their behavior on and......
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Flying Saucer
Q. which artist did the decoration of the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-artist-did-the-decoration-of-the-ceiling-of-the-sistin/27112373/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. The Institute for works of religion is the central bank of which UNESCO World Heritage Site ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Michelangelo covered the ceiling of the Sistine chapel with masterful frescoes of religious scenes.', Sistine Chapel Latin: Sacellum Sixtinum;...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-institute-for-works-of-religion-is-the-central-bank-of-w/27105725/answers/27112378

Flying Saucer
Q. best selling sex manual written in 1926 was banned by Vatican city and also by Hitler,for reasons unknown.Which was the manual and who wrote it?
Flying Saucer:  A. Vatican city. more

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pravin
Q. What is the currency of Vatican City?
Pravin:  A. aisi koi book dhoondne se nahi mili mujhe more

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  Web results for Vatican
Vatican arrests former archbishop on paedophilia charges

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican on Tuesday arrested a former archbishop accused of paying for sex with children while he was a papal... ...

http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/INworldNews/~3/ysqGFOl8nyk/story01.htm
Vatican puts ex-Dominican envoy under house arrest

The Vatican says it has put its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic under house arrest following allegations he sexually abused young boys... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/vatican-puts-ex-dominican-envoy-under-house-arrest-news-others-ojyaJocgidfci.html
Vatican eyes 'gradual' talks with breakaway group

The Vatican says talks are resuming on trying to reconcile with a breakaway group of traditionalist Catholics. The head of the Vatican's doctrine... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/vatican-eyes-gradual-talks-with-breakaway-group-news-others-ojxs41jabghcb.html
Priests' justice group marks 40 years in Korea

Father Simon Chun Jong-hun (left) and Father Paul Moon Kyu-hyun of the Catholic Priests Association for Justice walk together after mass at... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/priests-justice-group-marks-40-years-in-korea/26320/daily
Vatican establishes commission on marriage

Vatican City: Pope Francis has appointed a commission to review the matrimonial process in canon law with the goal of simplifying the procedure... ...

http://www.ucanindia.in/news/vatican-establishes-commission-on-marriage/26318/daily

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