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Scientists study bones found under a floor in the Teutonic College.

Vatican closes 2019 investigation into case of long-missing Italian teen, Emanuela Orlandi

Apr 30, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Holy See press office stated Thursday that a Vatican judge has formally closed an investigation opened last year related... Read more

Scientists study bones found under a floor in the Teutonic College.

Vatican: Remains of missing teen not found among bones

Jul 29, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican reported Sunday that bones discovered in previously hidden ossuaries pre-date the 20th century – and therefore cannot be... Read more

The Teutonic Cemetery.

Thousands of bones discovered in search for long-missing Vatican teen

Jul 22, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The search for the remains of missing 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi took another twist as Vatican officials discovered “thousands” of human... Read more

Vatican employees open a tomb in the Teutonic College cemetery July 11, 2019.

Vatican will open two ossuaries next week in continued cemetery investigation

Jul 13, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican has found two ossuaries which may belong to the German noblewomen whose tombs were found empty earlier this... Read more

Opening of the tomb of Duchess Charlotte Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin in the Vatican's Teutonic Cemetery, July 11, 2019.

Vatican tomb investigation uncovers empty graves

Jul 11, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The opening of two tombs on Vatican property revealed both graves to be completely empty, providing no answers in the... Read more

The Teutonic Cemetery.

Vatican to open tombs in connection with decades-old cold case

Jul 10, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Authorities will open two tombs in a cemetery on Vatican property Thursday in order to perform testing in connection with... Read more