Vatican City

  • People across the world celebrate Christmas with great fervor December 25, 2013

    People all round the world are celebrating Christmas with great fervor and enthusiasm. People of all religions are also celebrating the festival as it is a holiday season and is a great way to spend time with family and loved ones. ...
  • Boy wanders onto the stage during Pope' speech, clings to him, steals the show October 31, 2013

    Pope Francis was delivering a homily but a little boy stole the show. Francis was speaking in St. Peter's Square about the important role grandparents play when a little boy walked up behind him and confidently climbed up and sat down on the pontiff's white chair. The pope smiled while...
  • Vatican City: Newly elected Pope Francis appears for first Angelus March 17, 2013

    Newly elected Pope Francis made an appearance for the first Angelus in St Peter's Square. The first Pope from Latin America appeared before scores of people and asked the faithful to pray for him. ...
  • Cardinals start work on timetable for pope selection amidst resurfacing of sex abuse scandal March 5, 2013

    Cardinals have gathered in Vatican City to work on a timetable to choose the next pope amidst sex abuse scandals that have resurfaced to haunt the church. ...
  • Farewell to Pope Benedict XVI, thousands gather to bid adieu February 28, 2013

    It's the day Pope Benedict the 16th officially stands down. The Pope will keep his name Benedict the 16th and has already held his final general audience at the Vatican. ...
  • Watch: How the world celebrated New Year January 1, 2013

    Dubai welcomed the New Year with fireworks around the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest tower. ...