Vatican City

By IndepthAfrica
In Southern Africa
Mar 20th, 2013
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(AP) Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says he wants Pope Francis to visit Africa because he is “a man of God who will be praying for all of us, praying for the sinful world to repent.” Mugabe attended the Pope’s inaugural mass on Tuesday despite a ban on him travelling to mo...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Dec 22nd, 2012
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Pope Benedict XVI on Friday weighed in on a heated debate over gay marriage, criticising new concepts of the traditional family and warning that in the fight for the family, mankind itself is at stake. “In the fight for the family, the very notion of being – of what being human really mea...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Jan 9th, 2012
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Vatican City – Pope Benedict XVI on Monday said peace and reconciliation in Africa remained a “distant” goal, pointing to anti-Christian attacks in northern Nigeria that have killed dozens of people in recent days. “On the continent of Africa … it is essential that co-op...
By benim
In News
Nov 16th, 2011
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Vatican City – Pope Benedict XVI brings a message of hope to Africa when he begins a three-day visit to Benin on Friday to meet Catholic leaders and pilgrims from across the continent. The highlight of the pope’s second trip to a region that has the world’s fastest growing number of...
By benim
In Europe
May 1st, 2011
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The late Pope John Paul moved a major step closer to sainthood on Sunday at a joyous ceremony that drew more than a million people, the largest crowd in Rome since his funeral six years ago. “From now on Pope John Paul shall be called ‘blessed’”, Pope Benedict, wearing resplen...
By benim
In News
Apr 30th, 2011
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HARARE — Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has left for Vatican City to attend Sunday’s beatification ceremony for late pope John Paul II, local media said on Saturday. “President Mugabe left Harare last night to attend the beatification – the last step before sainthood – of th...
By benim
In Article
Apr 29th, 2011
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Rome Tyrant Robert Mugabe is among VIPs who will attend the beatification ceremony of Pope John Paul II this weekend, it emerged today. The Zimbabwean dictator has been slammed by the international community for driving his country to poverty and is one of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi’s only a...
By benim
In Cote d'Ivoire
Mar 31st, 2011
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Vatican City – Pope Benedict XVI is sending a top Vatican official to Ivory Coast to encourage a peaceful solution to the political chaos that has killed hundreds and forced one million people to flee their homes since disputed elections last November. Benedict also appealed on Wednesday for a ...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 11th, 2011
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Egypt has recalled its ambassador to the Vatican for consultation after Pope Benedict XVI urged the country to do more to protect its Christian minority. In an address to ambassadors at the Vatican on Monday, the Pope cited recent attacks on Christians in Egypt and Iraq. An Egyptian foreign ministry ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Jan 3rd, 2011
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As a step toward restoring order in Somalia, a former nation-state that disintegrated in 1991, the international community should explore ways of granting limited recognition to the part of it known as Somaliland. The world is giving disproportionate effort to propping up a putative national governme...