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Stories about Vatican City

Lebanon: Awaiting the Pope's Visit in September

Afghanistan: When Bronze Means More than Gold

"In a year filled with suicide bombings, school poisonings and kidnappings, the bronze for Afghanistan was more than gold." The country celebrates its one and only Olympic winner - Bronze...

Tajikistan: Female Boxer Fights Odds, Wins Olympic Bronze

"I hope Chorieva will become a motivation for other Tajik girls and women, and we will have more female champions in future. It doesn't matter whether she wins or loses,...

Slovakia: Catholics Protest the Sacking of Popular Archbishop

Afghanistan: High School Student Discovers Math Formula

A high-school student in Afghanistan has discovered a mathematical formula for solving quadratic equations. Twitter users have welcomed the news as an indication of improvements in the country's education sector.

Sharing Photos of the Afghanistan You Never See

Most media covering developments in Afghanistan carry terrifying images. Through their lens, Afghanistan is presented as a country drowning in the waves of violence and militancy. A number of photographers...

Afghanistan's First Computer-Animated Movie

Leaving the three decades of war and destruction behind, Afghans make use of modern technology and media to rebuild the country and raise new generations with a brighter vision for...

Vatican: A ”Historic” Tweet From Pope Benedict XVI

Brazil: Critic to Vatican's position on the death of Saramago

Italy: In Defense of the “Right to die”

A legal battle over a young woman's 'right to die' after 17 years in a coma has spurred both vast online commentary and activism in Italy. Mostly in defense of...

Brazil: Grandma Aggie, Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers and the Pope

U.S. Papal Visit: The World Reacts

As Pope Benedict XVI makes his first papal visit to the United States, the media and blogosphere are in a frenzy - primarily due to the sexual abuse scandal that...

Brazil, USA: Sex, Crime and the Vatican

Israel: The Vatican and Terrorism

Israel: The Vatican and Terrorism

Egypt: Vatican Visit Planned

China: To hell with the Vatican

China: Catholics, coal, chemicals

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