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Augusta travelers continue to check in with postcards

...non-Alaskan adventures, we hear from Polly Champion's European vacation with her grandparents, which continued with cards from Vatican City and London.Debra Mundy had a great time with friends in Topeka, Kan., home state of former President Dwight Eisenhower...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-19/augusta-travelers-continue-ch
Vatican, Oxford put ancient manuscripts online

VATICAN CITY - Access to the Gutenberg Bible and...manuscripts has just gotten easier.The Vatican Library and Oxford University's Bodleian...Monsignor Cesare Pasini, the prefect of the Vatican Library, said Tuesday. "And we want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-12-06/vatican-oxford-put-ancie
Vatican official arrested in smuggling plot

VATICAN CITY - A Vatican cleric and two other people were arrested Friday by Italian police...investigation in a purported money-laundering plot involving the Vatican bank, is accused of corruption and slander and was being held at a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-06-28/vatican-official-arreste
Bookworm: 'The Vatican Diaries'

...actually, and when you read The Vatican Diaries by John Thavis, you'll...1980s, when he started covering the Vatican for Catholic News Service, Thavis quickly learned something surprising: Vatican "secrets" aren't secret at all...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-03-11/bookworm-vatican-diaries
Pope Francis superhero street art removed

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis' status as a superhero has bit the dust.Rome police early Thursday scrubbed the wall near the Vatican where "Super Pope" had been displayed, showing Francis as Superman in flight and clutching his black satchel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-31/pope-francis-superhero-street-art-r
Vatican takes small steps to reconcile with Orthodox

VATICAN CITY - Call it icon diplomacy. Just as...by President Richard Nixon in 1972, the Vatican is hoping that a series of small steps...bringing Pope John Paul II to Russia. The Vatican recently returned a Russian icon revered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/30/rel_432931.shtml
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Vatican puts museum collection online

VATICAN CITY -- The Sistine Chapel is now online. The Vatican put its enormous art collection on the Web on Tuesday, launching a new site for the Vatican Museums that it hopes will attract more tourists while...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/25/liv_379402.shtml
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Facebook, Wikipedia execs brief Vatican on Web

VATICAN CITY - Executives from Facebook, Wikipedia and Google are attending a Vatican meeting to brief officials and Catholic bishops...others. Pope Benedict XVI has tried to bring the Vatican into the Internet age by launching a YouTube channel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/14/rel_555541.shtml
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U.S. tops list of donors to Vatican despite own financial foes

VATICAN CITY -- The United States remained the main source of donations to the Vatican despite the financial woes of the U.S. Church because of settlements in the sex abuse scandal, Vatican officials said Thursday. The Vatican's annual...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/10/rel_421754.shtml
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Court convicts Vatican cardinal in environmental case

ROME - A Rome court convicted a Vatican cardinal and a top Vatican Radio official Monday of polluting the environment with...electromagnetic waves from a transmission tower, an official from Vatican Radio said. Cardinal Roberto Tucci, former head of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/10/rel_452766.shtml
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