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Topic: Holy See

Coverage of UN report ignores strides made by the Church in dealing with abuse cases

If critics think the Church hasn’t changed, they only need to do a quick online search to learn the truth

The Church has failed to protect children but the UN report is seriously flawed

And the committee oversteps the mark by criticising Catholic teaching on contraception and abortion

We have the ‘Francis effect’ to thank for the reopening of Ireland’s Vatican embassy

The Irish Catholics who protested against the closure are also worthy of praise

Experts praise new Vatican financial laws

Moneyval also requests Vatican bank inspection

Pope Francis welcomes new US envoy to the Vatican

Kenneth F Hackett fills diplomatic post that has been empty for a year

Cardinal Bertone ends term as Vatican Secretary of State

Pope Francis acknowledges Cardinal’s contribution to the Holy See in short ceremony

Vatican bank publishes annual report for the first time

The Institute for the Works of Religion earned €86.6 million in 2012, independently audited reports shows

Full text: Joint communiqué by the British Government and the Holy See

Statement issued after official visit to Rome by delegation of British Ministers

Closing the embassy to the Holy See – the one cut the Irish government enjoyed

Closing the embassy makes no economic logic – rather it is down to a ‘cooling of relations’

The Pope is right: the riots were a product of relativism – a rejection, and not only by the rioters, of objective moral values

As the psalmist declaimed, ‘it is a people that do err in their heart’. We do need a ‘Big Society’: but on what will it be built?