Feb 7, 2017

Vatican row as China invited to organ transplant meet

Ethics experts and human rights lawyers slammed the Vatican Tuesday for inviting a top Chinese health official to an organ trafficking summit despite concerns the Asian giant still uses tissue from executed prisoners. The Pontifical Academy of Sciences invited Huang Jiefu, the man in charge ...

Christmas Eve brings pilgrims to Bethlehem, fears in Europe

Dec 25, 2016

Christmas Eve brings pilgrims to Bethlehem, fears in Europe

Christian leaders from the Vatican to Bethlehem struck a sombre note on Christmas Eve speaking of war, fear and division, as cities in Europe ramped up security in the shadow of the Berlin market attack. At the Vatican, Pope Francis urged the world's 1.2 billion ...