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Vatican roulette

n. the rhythm method of birth control. My parents lost at Vatican roulette, and I am the booby prize.
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The final three chapters offer an analysis of the validity of Vatican I, in response to those who undermined the council's theological legitimacy by arguing that Pius IX put pressure on the conciliar fathers.
AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA "Regarding the two books in the next d we clearly state that this time, as in the past, they are the result of 'a grave betrayal of the Pope's trust,'" the Vatican said in the statement released Monday, according to (http://www.
Dominican authorities opened an investigation, but declined initially to press charges since the Vatican had said Wesolowski enjoyed diplomatic immunity.
Carbone (former aide to the powerful secretary general of Vatican II,
Some of them alleged corruption in the Vatican's business dealings with Italian companies and internal conflict over the running of the Vatican bank.
the only American woman who was an official observer at Vatican II (April 1987)
In one case, a cleric who complained was reportedly sent to Washington as papal envoy to get him out of the Vatican.
The site, rolled out first in English and Italian and then other languages, will be more news-based, bringing together onto one page the current disorganized web presence of Vatican media.
A major obstacle for the courts has been to prove that the Vatican itself was the puppet master.
The Vatican has denied wrongdoing and says the investigation of the bank, known as the Institute for Religious Works, or IOR, resulted from a misunderstanding that it expected would be cleared up.
International financial organisations said it appeared the Vatican had taken a step in the right direction.
The statementadded that Pope Benedict XVI will issue Vatican legislation concerning the prevention of money laundering andthe financing of groups accused of terrorism offences.
The German language version of the Vatican TV report showing the audience of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with Pope Benedict XVI on Saturday, May 22, spoke about a "Macedonian delegation.
Cardinal Angelo Sodano, 78, Vatican Secretary of State, will be replaced by Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, 71, of Genoa, at one time Secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, under Cardinal Ratzinger as Prefect.
When it became clear that the Vatican could not defend itself from the Italian armies, Rome was bloodlessly conquered and enshrined as the capital of the new nation.