Vatican City

Vatican Consumes More Wine Than Anywhere In The World

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.02.2014 | UK

The Vatican City consumes more wine per capita than any other country in the world, 74 litres per person, double that of Italy, according to new stati...

The Burning Man of St. Peter's Square

Aaron Vallely | Posted 22.02.2014 | UK
Aaron Vallely

It would be something only unimaginable to my mind, to receive a phone call from some stranger permanently inflicting me with the knowledge that my father had set himself on fire. On Thursday, a fifty-one year old man decided he would stroll into St. Peter's Square in Vatican City, pour petrol over his own body and set himself on fire for the whole world to see.

Swedes Are Hot, Vatican City Is Rubbish And French Accents Are Silly

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

The Europe subreddit recently held a poll to survey what Europeans think of each other with some pretty interesting results. The answers were then ...

Rome Rivalries Put Aside For Pope Francis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2013 | UK Sport

The Roman rivalry was put to one side on Wednesday as AS Roma captain Francesco Totti and Lazio striker Louis Saha met Pope Francis in Vatican City. ...

Pope Benedict Resigns: Full Statement From Vatican

Posted 13.04.2013 | UK

Here is the full text of the Pope's resignation statement Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canoniza...

So, What DID The Pope's First Tweet Say?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.12.2012 | UK

It wasn't a link to favourite gif, or a request for a member of One Direction to "follow back", but the pope's first tweet was simple message of goodw...

Pope On Twitter: Here's 13 Things He Won't Be Saying

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 10.12.2012 | UK

Pope Benedict XVI is to christen his new Twitter account with 140 holy characters this week. The first tweet, planned for midday on Wednesday, wil...

Pope's Butler Accuses 20 Whistleblowers Of 'VatiLeaks' Corruption Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

The man reportedly behind the "VatiLeaks" scandal of hundreds of leaked Catholic documents, has claimed that more than 20 whistleblowers were involved...