New CD Recorded in the Sistine Chapel Features “The Music of Popes”

Here is a wonderful idea for Christmas gift giving: Beautiful music from a beautiful place. In the Holy See Press Office, a press conference was held this morning to present the new musical CD "Cantate Domino": The Sistine Chapel and the Music of Popes." ¬†The CD was produced by Deutsche Grammophon. The speakers at this morning's press conference wereArchbishop Georg Ganswein, prefect of the Papal Household; Msgr. Massimo Palombella, S.D.B., director of the Pontifical Sistine Chapel … [Read more...]

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What Pope Francis May Have Seen Inside the Vatican Embassy

Pope Francis slept last evening at the Vatican Embassy¬†on Massachusetts Avenue in Washington DC, more formally called the Apostolic Nunciature to the United States.International travel is tiring, to be sure; but if by chance the pontiff woke during the night and went padding around in his slippers, perhaps he walked down the staircase from his third floor bedroom to the second floor reception room, where he may have found his way to this:It's a tapestry of Noah, giving instructions … [Read more...]

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NO, There Were No Ashley Madison Clients From the Vatican!

Last week a shocking headline insinuated that Vatican employees--perhaps priests or even bishops?--were among those whose names and email addresses were released in the Ashley Madison hacking scandal. The Catholic Herald reported:Vatican workers listed among users of Ashley Madison siteAccording to the Catholic Herald, Websites of at least two dozen people with the .va address are among those who had signed up to meet married people for liaisons. The reader could only imagine the … [Read more...]

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