Israel says it is “disappointed” that the Vatican has recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty.
In a statement, the Israeli Foreign Ministry says the move doesn’t help the peace process and “distances the Palestinian leadership from returning … Read the rest
Three months after appointing an openly gay diplomat as France’s ambassador to the Vatican, Paris is still waiting for the green light from Rome.
While the Vatican usually declares it has accepted a candidate around a month after an appointment … Read the rest
The Roman Catholic archdiocese of Cologne has disclosed it is worth €3.35 billion ($3.82 billion), making it richer than the Vatican, Reuters said.
Cologne church officials announced their report on Ash Wednesday, the start of the Lenten period.
They said … Read the rest