Tag Archives: Andrea Tornielli

New experiments on Shroud show it’s not medieval – it’s older!

Professor Giulio Fanti and journalist Saverio Gaeta have published a book with the results of some chemical and mechanical tests which confirm that the Shroud dates back to the 1st century ANDREA TORNIELLI ROME (Vatican Insider) New scientific experiments carried … Continue reading

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SSPX answer without answering

A text reached the Vatican from the Society of St. Pius X: a document not a response. Meanwhile, in France the hard anti-Roman wing is on the rise Andrea Tornielli Vatican city It was expected these days, and the Lefebvrists’ … Continue reading

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Assisi: The pilgrimage according to Ratzinger

 To understand how the interfaith gathering due to take place on 27 October will unfold, one should read what the current Pope wrote nine years ago, when as Cardinal he accompanied Wojtyla Andrea Tornielli Vatican City When, in October 1986 … Continue reading

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After Cardinal Levada?

Wanted, catholic orthodoxy caretaker ANDREA TORNIELLI Vatican City At the beginning of 2012, Benedict XVI will have to decide on a key-appointment for his pontificate: a Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, the most delicate department … Continue reading

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Policarpo summoned to Vatican for his statements on the ordination of women priests

A cordial exchange between the Secretary of State, Tarcisio Bertone, and the Lisbon Patriarch took place a few days ago Andrea Tornielli The Lisbon patriarch, José da Cruz Policarpo, who during a recent interview stated that “no fundamental obstacle” exists, … Continue reading

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The Pope: told by his brother

Georg Ratzinger His childhood, the war, his vocation, his passion for music, his faith: Joseph Ratzinger’s life told through the eyes of his brother Georg by Andrea Tornielli Rome “From the beginning of my life, my brother has not only … Continue reading

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