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The Vatican

  1. protests
    Topless Protester Tried to Steal Baby Jesus From Vatican Nativity SceneFemen strikes again.
  2. religion
    Pope Francis Tells Everyone to Chill Out With the Cell-Phone Pics During MassHe even called out priests and bishops.
  3. amen
    There Are No Gluten-Free Options at Holy CommunionRude!
  4. tv production
    How The Young Pope Re-created Vatican City Without Actually Filming There“Whether realistic or not, the important thing is for the whole thing to be plausible.”
  5. vulture lists
    52 Films That Got a PR Bump From the VaticanFrom the rigorously devout to the, uh, Pokémon.
  6. Martin Scorsese’s Silence Premiering at VaticanHallowed be thy Scorsese.
  7. last night on late night
    Rita Ora Is Performing at the Vatican “I looked at the guest list and I just see P-O-P-E.”
  8. the swift pr machine
    Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston Seek Forgiveness From the Lord AboveThey were spotted at the Vatican today.
  9. Vatican Treasurer Testifies Over Sexual AbuseHe is the highest-ranking church official to ever testify on the subject. 
  10. The Vatican Did Not Care for The Force AwakensColbert takes us to church.
  11. the force awakens
    Vatican Paper Hated Star Wars: The Force AwakensThey didn’t even like BB-8?
  12. the vatican
    Pope Invites Oprah, Damon, Geffen to VaticanFor a meeting about the Catholic Church’s portrayal in Hollywood.
  13. music
    Patti Smith Will Play for the Vatican This ChristmasJesus died for somebody’s sins, but not hers.
  14. Pope Francis Frees Himself From Confines of Bulletproof Popemobile“At my age, I don’t have much to lose.”
  15. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pope Benedict’s Blessing Doesn’t Hold Much Sway in Brooklyn Court No, a letter from Pope Francis wouldn’t have been more effective.
  16. the vatican
    With Canonization of Two Popes, Sainthood Becomes Less MiraculousPope Francis lowered the requirements.
  17. meeting of the popes
    Catholics Get Double Helpings of Popes, Saints at Vatican Mass For the first time ever.
  18. the most important people in the world
    Pope Francis Took a Palm Sunday SelfieOf course he did.
  19. the most important people in the world
    Watch President Obama Meet Pope Francis for the First TimeJust two powerful guys, taking pictures and talking business.
  20. the vatican
    Pope Francis Fires Spendy German BishopThe press likes to call Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst “The Bishop of Bling.”
  21. drugs
    14 Cocaine-Filled Condoms Seized En Route to the VaticanIt probably wasn’t for Pope Francis.
  22. the birds
    Evil-Seeming Birds Attack Pope Francis’s Peaceful DovesSeems like a sign of something bad.
  23. pilots
    Showtime Passed on Kyle Chandler’s Vatican DramaBummer.
  24. international intrigue
    The Vatican Finally Got Around to Criminalizing Sexual Violence, Child PornAbout time.
  25. the vatican
    The Vatican Went Hog WildRelatively.
  26. the vatican
    Pope Francis Appoints Vatican Reform Board One without any legislative power, but it’s a start.
  27. joetorious
    Joe Biden Flew All the Way to the Vatican for ThisThe handshake in GIF form.
  28. casting couch
    The Vatican Casts Downfall’s Hitler, Bruno Ganz, As PopeHe’s the star of all those “Hitler Reacts” YouTube clips.
  29. habemus papam!
    White Smoke! New Pope Picked at Vatican Conclave [Updated]Here we go.
  30. the vatican has spoken
    The Papal Conclave Explained in Reality TV MetaphorsVatican’s Real Housewives meet Survivor.
  31. papal economics
    The Vatican’s Financial Empire, in ChartsWhat kind of business will the chosen pontiff oversee?
  32. papacy
    Papal Conclave Cheat Sheet: How to Pick a Pope, by the NumbersThe fun starts now.
  33. the vatican
    Vatican Denies Gay Blackmail RumorsApparently it’s all just “gossip.”
  34. scandal
    Gay Vatican Blackmail Might Have Pushed the Pope OutAccording to an Italian paper.
  35. casting couch
    Kyle Chandler Cast in Showtime Pilot The VaticanHe’ll play the archbishop of New York.
  36. casting couch
    Matthew Goode Joins Showtime’s The Vatican PilotRidley Scott is directing.
  37. in development
    Ridley Scott Directing Showtime Drama Pilot The VaticanScott hasn’t directed TV since the sixties.
  38. popes
    The Vatican Is Super-Excited About SkyfallThey wrote five articles about it!
  39. the vatican
    Fox News Correspondent to Fix the Vatican’s Communication IssuesPossibly while stoking conspiracy theories.
  40. the vatican
    Harry Potter 6 Gets Thumbs-up From VaticanSays the Vatican newspaper: ‘Harry Potter 6’ is the “best in the series.”