Tag: Vatican City State

Pope issues new child protection law, guidelines for Vatican City State

Pope issues new child protection law, guidelines for Vatican City State

| Carol Glatz | March 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

To better protect minors and vulnerable adults from all forms of abuse and exploitation, Pope Francis approved a new law and a set of safeguarding guidelines for Vatican City State and the Roman Curia.

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Pope revamps Vatican City State structures, laws to boost oversight

Pope revamps Vatican City State structures, laws to boost oversight

| Carol Glatz and Junno Arocho Esteves | December 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pope Francis approved a new set of laws concerning the structure and governance of Vatican City State in an effort to simplify the many offices and activities of the world’s smallest nation and to boost oversight, transparency and budgetary controls.

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Pope bans cigarette sales at the Vatican

Pope bans cigarette sales at the Vatican

| November 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

Concerned by the damage caused by smoking, Pope Francis has banned the sale of cigarettes in Vatican City State.

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