Nigerian Cardinal John Onaiyekan has escaped unharmed after gunmen attacked his car.
Cardinal George Pell has insisted he will serve “the full five-year term” as prefect of the Secretariat for the Economy.
The Trevi Fountain was lit up in red on Friday in honour of persecuted Christians.
Carol Glatz profiles the four nuns who helped to map nearly half a million stars.
And U2 guitarist The Edge has performed in the Sistine Chapel.
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