The Vatican appealed to Israelis and Palestinians to do everything possible to reopen the process of direct negotiations.
What role did Erich Priebke play? The Pope Pius XII Archives may tell us.
Catholics have been following Masses on television or on the internet as priests said them in empty churches.
The participation of the faithful at the pope's morning Mass in his residence has been suspended until March 15.
A day after the opening of the archives about the controversial pope who served between 1939 and 1958, an archive official paints an apologetic picture and the chief rabbi of Rome denounces it.
The Vatican unsealed its secret archive relating to the controversial Holocaust-era Pope Pius XII.
The Vatican will open its archives on the pontificate of Pius XII (1939-1958), a figure who repeatedly failed at taking a strong stance against Hitler.
The first few tapestries were completed in December 1519, and brought to the chapel immediately thereafter. However, Raphael died in the months following and never got to see the complete collection.
The case in Argentina and a similar one at a school for the deaf in Italy have prompted outrage because of the vulnerability of the children and their difficulty in communicating about the crimes.