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Pope Francis admits to gay lobby in Vatican

June 12, 2013
Pope Francis acknowledged Monday that a "gay lobby" was active in the Vatican.The comments were made in a private meeting with the leadership of a key Argentine church group and is the first acknowledgment that confirms earlier...

Orvieto: The perfect day trip from Rome

May 20, 2013
Rome is a majestic city, but can get tiring after a few days. If you’re in need of a break from the crowds and bustling city life, Orvieto is the perfect day trip.Trains leave from Rome Termini...

Rome: Photo tour of an iconic city, part 2

April 26, 2013
The second part of our photo tour of Rome includes visits to world-renowned galleries and iconic sites such as The Vatican.One may be hard pressed to see everything in the city within five days. Following the advice given...

Rome: Photo tour of an iconic city, part 1

April 25, 2013
Visiting Rome certainly ranks high on many "bucket lists." The city combines new and old, ancient and modern in a dazzling show by day or night.Getting lost in a new city may be one of the best...

Pope Francis: What's In A Name? (Photos)

March 13, 2013
White smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel today as Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio from Argentina assumed the name of Pope Francis. Pope Francis replaces Pope Benedict XVI who resigned for health reasons.The 76-year-old Cardinal is the first...

Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio: We have a new Pope

March 13, 2013
Hundreds of thousands of onlookers stand in a very wet Vatican City today as white smoke has already come out of the chimney. Our new Pope, Argentinian Jorge Mario Bergoglio, has been elected; just two days into the conclave due...