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Dec 29, 2020 - 01:27 pm .- The Vatican’s COVID-19 commission said Tuesday it is working to help promote fair access to the coronavirus vaccine, especially for those who are most vulnerable.
Dec 23, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that Christmas brings joy and strength that can remove the pessimism that has spread in human hearts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Dec 12, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis urged Saturday the adoption of a "climate of care," and said the Vatican City State is committed to reducing its net emissions to zero by 2050.
Dec 12, 2020 - 05:00 am .- The Virgin Mary teaches us about God’s gift, abundance, and blessing, Pope Francis said Saturday on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Nov 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Coronavirus lockdowns revealed a “glaring contradiction” in attitudes towards migrants, a Vatican diplomat said Thursday.
Oct 27, 2020 - 05:44 pm .- A new cookbook offers recipes, some more than 1,000 years old, that have been served at the Vatican during the Advent and Christmas seasons.
Oct 27, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- At a hearing Tuesday of an ongoing abuse and cover-up trial against two Italian priests, the Vatican court accepted a request from the victim’s lawyer to sue the institution where the alleged abuse took place, as well as the group which oversees it.
Oct 21, 2020 - 06:10 am .- A Vatican official challenged the security theory of nuclear deterrence as immoral at the United Nations this week and called for “genuine progress” toward complete nuclear disarmament.
Oct 17, 2020 - 06:59 am .- The Holy See press office said Saturday a resident of the Vatican hotel where Pope Francis also lives has tested positive for COVID-19.
Oct 16, 2020 - 10:15 am .- A new coin minted by the Vatican City State depicts a woman carrying the earth in her womb. The artist who designed the coin, which commemorates Earth Day, has said the design was his response to the ecological theme he was commissioned to portray.
Oct 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The coronavirus crisis has made the international community’s goal of eradicating poverty by 2030 even harder to achieve, a Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday
Oct 15, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis named a new prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints Thursday after Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s dramatic resignation from the post last month.
Oct 14, 2020 - 09:01 am .- At the first hearing of an abuse trial Wednesday, the Vatican court heard the charges against two Italian priests, one accused of using violence and his authority to commit sexual abuse for a number of years, and the second accused of impeding investigations into the abuse.
Oct 13, 2020 - 06:00 am .- The Vatican’s criminal court is expected to begin this week the trial of two Italian priests, one accused of sexual abuse at a pre-seminary inside Vatican City, and the second accused of covering up the crime while serving as the seminary’s rector.
Oct 9, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A Vatican representative called Wednesday for the cancelation of the debt of poor countries facing a “triple economic shock” as a result of the coronavirus crisis. 
Oct 7, 2020 - 06:00 am .- A Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday that the Holy See was “deeply concerned” by moves “to reinterpret the very foundations of human rights.”
Oct 2, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A female Vatican official told the United Nations Thursday that resources that could be invested in basic healthcare, nutrition, and sanitation for impoverished women are instead allotted to reproductive health and “so-called new rights.”
Sep 28, 2020 - 04:40 pm .- In an exclusive interview with CNA ahead of his visit to the Vatican this week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he plans to discuss human rights abuses in China, and urge Vatican officials to speak about religious persecution there.
Sep 10, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A Vatican representative denounced the “scourge of corruption” at a meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday.
Aug 29, 2020 - 09:36 am .- The Vatican is publishing a new book collecting Pope Francis’ notable speeches to athletes of all kinds, and which includes the testimonies of three professional athletes.

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