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Analysis: Pope's revolution; not all are pleased

The Francis Revolution is underway. Not everyone is pleased.Full story

Vatican bank opens website in transparency drive

ROME (Reuters) - The Vatican bank opened its web site www.ior.va on Wednesday as it steps up efforts to improve its tarnished image after a succession of scandals and repeated criticisms of its lack of transparency. Full story

Pope: if a person is gay, ‘who am I to judge?’

  The pontiff took questions for an hour and 20 minutes at a no-holds barred press conference, something no Pope has done in years. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

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  Vatican: No schedule changes after pope’s car mobbed

The Vatican says security is reviewed on a daily basis while the pope is on his first trip abroad in Brazil, and despite being unnerved by the mob that surrounded the pope’s car yesterday, they will not be making changes to his schedule. NBC’s Anne Thompson reports.

  Heads of Vatican Bank Quit

The director and deputy director of the embattled Vatican Bank have resigned amid a broadening financial scandal.

  $26 million corruption plot leads to Vatican arrest

Monsignor Nunzio Scarano allegedly plotted to smuggle cash into Italy from Switzerland and was already under investigation in an alleged money-laundering scheme that purportedly involved the Vatican bank.

  Is nothing sacred? Pickpockets target Vatican tourists

You might think the Vatican is one place where visitors would behave themselves, but pickpocketing is a major concern for many eager tourists visiting Rome. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports on the crime that has tourists and guides fed up.

  Did Pope perform an exorcism? Vatican responds

The Vatican is responding to claims by an Italian television station that footage shows the Pope performing an exorcism. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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