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Hackers target Vatican website

A screenshot of the Vatican's site

Hackers apparently claim the attack was a revenge for clerical sexual abuse and the selling of indulgences

US lawsuit claiming that the Pope covered up abuse is withdrawn

Lawyer Jeff Anderson represented the plaintiff (AP)

Lawyer for the Holy See says claim was ‘a misuse of judicial process’

Vatican officials reject nuncio’s ‘corruption’ charge

Benedict XVI greets Archbishop Carlo Maria ViganĂ² (CNS)

Statement makes unusually public rebuke of a high-ranking colleague

Vatican downplays corruption claim

Archbishop Vigano, now apostolic nuncio to the US, apparently said there was a corruption problem at Vatican City in a letter to Benedict XVI (Photo: CNS)

Vatican spokesman criticises ‘partisan, partial and banal’ documentary

Pope warns of threat to freedom of religion and conscience in US

Pope Benedict XVI greets Cardinal Donald Wuerl of Washington yesterday. Also pictured are Cardinal-designate Edwin O'Brien, grand master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem, left, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, and Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the US Archdiocese for the Military Services. Photo: CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano

Pope tells bishops that Church in America should render “public moral witness” on crucial social issues

Vatican official: imprisoned clergy are ‘damaging for China’

Archbishop Savio Hon Tai-fai, the Vatican's highest-ranking Chinese official (Photo: CNS)

Archbishop urges Beijing to release nine arrested Catholic bishops and priests

Pope urges priests to administer Sacrament of the Sick more often

The sick and frail are anointed by Cardinal Theodore McCarrick at the closing Mass for World Day of the Sick (CNS photo by Bob Roller)

In his message for the World Day of the Sick Benedict XVI says the sacrament deserves ‘greater consideration’