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The “Vatican Secret Passage”: Does it really exist?

The last “escape route” of the pope, the “secret passage” is a kind of ghost that haunts many writers.

Jimmy Carter was ‘greatly inspired’ by the prayers of John Paul I

President and "The Smiling Pope" exchanged messages during the 33-day pontificate

Pope quiz: Which Holy Father started the Sunday Angelus?

The informal address is a recent invention in the Church and began on a meaningful date in history.

Joaquín Navarro-Valls: the man who changed Church communication

The 3 secrets of the layperson who was Peter's spokesman for 22 years

Only 7 women in the world can wear white to officially meet the Pope

This is the traditional protocol of the "privilège du blanc."

Does the Gospel give you joy?

Just look at the smiles on the faces of our present and recent popes!

How to dress if you’re going to meet the pope

Following protocol is a way to show respect, and that is itself a sign of charity.

Why Melania and Ivanka Trump wore black to meet the Pope

The Godfather’s funeral? An Addams Family remake? No, just diplomatic protocol.

Popes and American presidents: A long history

George W. Bush holds the record for the most meetings with Roman pontiffs.

‘The Young Pope’ has seduced millions of viewers. And it’s not Jude Law’s fault.

As with any successful series, there is more than one reason for its fame.