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Vatican Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions, Applies Mandatory Vaccination

Vatican Tightens COVID-19 Restrictions, Applies Mandatory Vaccination

In a decree signed Jan. 5, the Vatican tightened its COVID-19 regulations by requiring the use of FFP2 masks (similar to N95 masks) inside and making vaccinations and booster shots mandatory for employees and visitors wishing to enter the Vatican Museums and gardens.

Biden: Pope Called Me a 'Good Catholic,' Said to 'Keep Receiving Communion'

Biden: Pope Called Me a 'Good Catholic,' Said to 'Keep Receiving Communion'

President Joe Biden told reporters on Friday that when he met with Pope Francis earlier in the day, the pontiff told the president he was a “good Catholic” and should continue taking Communion.

Amid Global Vaccine Inequality, Vatican Weighs Ethics of Booster Shots

Amid Global Vaccine Inequality, Vatican Weighs Ethics of Booster Shots

The Vatican is currently debating whether it is ethical for people in wealthy countries to receive COVID-19 booster shots while people in poorer countries have yet to receive even one shot against the virus.

Christian Family in Afghanistan Appeals to Pope to Help Them Flee Persecution

Christian Family in Afghanistan Appeals to Pope to Help Them Flee Persecution

A Christian family in Afghanistan is appealing to the Vatican to help them escape the country now that the Taliban has taken over.

Historic Vatican Trial May Change Catholic Church's Finances Forever

Historic Vatican Trial May Change Catholic Church's Finances Forever

In preparation for the largest trial ever held in Vatican City, 10 Catholic clergymen and laypeople will answer charges of corruption and fraud from Vatican judges on Tuesday.

Prosecutors Request Arrest Warrant for Italian Financier Named in Vatican Scandals

Prosecutors Request Arrest Warrant for Italian Financier Named in Vatican Scandals

Italian prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for financier Gianluigi Torzi. Torzi, who is already embroiled in a legal battle with the Vatican’s judiciary for his alleged role in the controversial purchase of a London apartment complex using Catholic Church funds, is being accused of money laundering and tax evasion.

Don Lemon Condemns Vatican’s Stance on Same-Sex Marriage

Don Lemon Condemns Vatican’s Stance on Same-Sex Marriage

In an interview with The View co-hosts, CNN host Don Lemon essentially argued that you are welcomed to your beliefs in God unless someone disagrees. If anyone considers your beliefs to be hurtful to anyone, they must therefore be hurtful. And if they are hurtful, they must be disallowed. As the opposition to biblical morality rises, the simplest, easiest thing for Christians to do in the months and years to come will be to agree with Don Lemon.

Vatican Bars Blessing of Same-Sex Unions: God 'Does Not and Cannot Bless Sin’'

Vatican Bars Blessing of Same-Sex Unions: God 'Does Not and Cannot Bless Sin’'

On Monday, the Vatican confirmed that it does not have the power to bless same-sex unions.

Pope Francis Opposes Same-Sex Marriage and Was Taken Out of Context in Film, Vatican Says

Pope Francis Opposes Same-Sex Marriage and Was Taken Out of Context in Film, Vatican Says

According to the Vatican, a new documentary implying that Pope Francis supports same-sex civil unions took his words out of context.

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