Tag Archives: Fr. Lombardi

Focus on final days of Benedict XVI’s pontificate

(Vatican Radio) Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign is not due to ill health but the inevitable frailty that comes with aging, Fr. Federico Lombardi reiterated Tuesday to a packed Vatican Press Office. It was a decision that the Holy … Continue reading

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Vatican official warns pope of corruption, and response from the Holy See.

 An Italian News programme yesterday reported on alleged corruption within the Holy See. Associated Press have reported it, and we publish the Vatican response below: By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press Nicole Winfield, Associated Press VATICAN CITY –  An Italian news … Continue reading

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From Fr. Lombardi: Dear Baby number seven billion….

Dear baby number seven billion! I don’t know if you are a girl or a boy, whether you are Indian or Chinese, born in a great city or a tiny village. I don’t know if you were born in the … Continue reading

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Fr. Lombardi defends the Vatican in the wake of the Cloyne Report.

Father Lombardi Denies Cover-Up Attempt by Clergy Dicastery VATICAN CITY, JULY 20, 2011 (Zenit.org).- Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi is responding to widespread anger erupting in Ireland over a report that accuses the Church of attempting to cover up sexual … Continue reading

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Pope’s summer break of study, writing and prayer

Pope Benedict XVI’s summer vacation began last Thursday, with the removal of his household to the Papal summer palace in Castel Gandolfo. The tiny hill top village that overlooks lake Albano, just 15 km south east of Rome, has welcomed Pope’s … Continue reading

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