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At Vatican, did the butler really do it?

A saddened Pope Benedict marked a difficult Pentecost Sunday as the Vatican braced for a possible widening of the scandal that has seen his butler arrested on charges of stealing private documents in

Oldest blood cells found in iceman

Scientists examining the remains of “Otzi”, Italy’s prehistoric iceman who roamed the Alps some 5,300 years ago, said on Thursday they have isolated what are believed to be the oldest traces of human blood ever found.

Not liable in US sexual abuse: Vatican

The Vatican said on Tuesday it would prove it cannot be held legally responsible for the actions of a priest at the centre of a sexual abuse scandal in the United States.

In Rome, oldest images of Peter, Paul emerge

Archaeologists and art restorers using new laser technology have discovered what they believe are the oldest paintings of the faces of Jesus Christ’s apostles. The images in a branch of the catacombs of St Tecla near St Paul’s Basilica, just outside the walls of ancient Rome, were painted at the end of the 4th century or the start of the 5th century.

Italy corruption scandal spreads to touch Vatican

One of Italy’s most prominent Catholic cardinals and a former minister have been put under investigation as a corruption scandal that has tainted the government spread to touch the Vatican.

Pope appoints probe panel

The Vatican on Monday named prominent Churchmen to lead its official inquiry into sexual abuse of children by clergy in predominantly Roman Catholic Ireland.

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