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Comments : The first ever Papal tweet – a sign of the times ?

Jul 2nd, 2011 | By

On June the 28th, 2011, Pope Benedict XVIth posted the first ever tweet on the internet with the words : “Dear Friends, I just launched www.news.va. Praised be our Lord Jesus Christ! With my prayers and blessings, Benedictus XVI”, on an iPad, ushering a new era of digital information portal for the Vatican. In recent

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Comments : Amnesty Names Vatican in hard-hitting report

May 15th, 2011 | By

The recently published Amnesty International 400-page report, “Amnesty International Report 2011: The State of the World’s Human Rights” squarely blames the Holy See, the political arm of the Vatican for turning a blind eye over the past decades for widespread sexual abuse of children in various countries. Amongst the list of failures, it includes “not

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