Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Vatican City


Explained: The demand for Vatican Museums to return indigenous Canadian artefacts

July 23, 2022 3:49 pm

With the Pope's upcoming visit to Canada, questions of returning colonial collections are being raised by indigenous people.

Explained: History and significance of Pope's belongings, now being put up for auction

July 14, 2022 9:11 am

Signed by the Pope with a black felt-tip pen, the lot is set for sale, starting at $25,000. The bids are being invited till July 16.

Many messages, and some colour, in Naveen Patnaik’s first foreign trip in a decade

July 01, 2022 7:42 am

Odisha CM's visits to the Vatican and the Sheikh Zayed mosque in Abu Dhabi send out beeping signals, politics and some history written all over them.

Jason Momoa apologises for clicking pictures inside Vatican's Sistine Chapel; what the rules say about photography here

May 18, 2022 11:49 am

"If you ever felt that I disrespected your culture, that wasn’t my intention," Jason Momoa said in an apology video

Pope gives fathers working at Vatican 3-day paternity leave

March 02, 2022 10:35 am

The Vatican's policy sets out the benefits for Vatican employees who have children or must care for disabled family members.

Explained: What BJP sees in PM Narendra Modi's meeting with Pope Francis

November 02, 2021 11:53 am

PM Modi meets Pope: The BJP views the Christian community as a prospective support base to retain power in poll-bound Manipur and Goa, even as it attempts to turn into a formidable electoral force in Kerala.

Explained: Before Modi, Indian PMs who called on the Pope, and Popes who visited India

October 30, 2021 1:48 pm

When Nehru visited Pope Pius XII in July 1955, the Indian government was facing protests from the Portuguese for its attempts to annex Goa to the Union.

Joe Biden at Vatican to talk climate, poverty with Pope Francis

October 29, 2021 6:37 pm

Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis generated some controversy in advance as the Vatican on Thursday abruptly canceled plans to broadcast the meeting with Biden live and denied press access.

Pope Francis goes to Rome hospital for intestinal surgery

July 04, 2021 8:52 pm

The brief announcement from the Holy See's press office didn't say exactly when the surgery would be performed but said there would be an announcement when the surgery is complete.

Why is Kim Kardashian being panned for her Vatican outfit?

July 02, 2021 8:36 pm

In pictures shared on social media, the entrepreneur wrote that she had "adhered to the dress code" and was "fully covered up while inside St Peter’s Basilica and the Sistine Chapel"


PM Modi holds tete-a-tete with Pope Francis at Vatican

October 30, 2021 5:37 pm

Modi is the fifth Indian Prime Minister to have visited the head of Roman Catholics, the largest religious denomination in the world.