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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?

Malaysia establishes diplomatic relations with the Vatican

After a groundbreaking meeting, Malaysia now has diplomatic relations with the Vatican. The country’s prime minister Najib Abdul Razak met with the Pope on Monday at Castel Gandolfo

Banning Mugabe would drag the Vatican into a diplomatic minefield

The Vatican is a Church; on what grounds can it ban someone from coming to Mass?

Full text: Holy See press statement on establishment of ordinariate

The Holy See issues a communique to mark the establishment of the world’s first personal ordinariate

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Holy See’s ambassador in Moscow is named nuncio to Great Britain

Archbishop Mennini is widely credited with improving relations with the Russian Orthodox

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Authorities in China tighten grip on bishops

Bishops loyal to the Pope forced to take part in state-run assembly while others go into hiding to avoid arrest

Vatican ‘disturbed’ by reports of illicit ordination in China

Vatican spokesman says that such an ordination would damage relations between the Holy See and China