Posts Tagged ‘train’

New public train between Vatican and Castel Gandolfo

Friday, September 18th, 2015

A new weekly train service for the public has been launched between the Vatican and the traditional papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo. The public can now visit the Vatican Museums in Rome and the gardens and a new papal portrait gallery in the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo — thanks to the Saturday service Read more

Irish bishop, 79, punched in face during train trip

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

A retired Irish bishop was punched in the face during a train journey last month. The former Bishop of Kerry, Bishop Bill Murphy, 79, was assaulted by a drunken passenger on the Killarney-Dublin train on August 6. According to reports, the bishop was punched while praying his office. The man who did this reportedly complained Read more

Catholic Voices media project could come to NZ

Friday, May 31st, 2013

The launching of the Catholic Voices project in Australia has raised the prospect of this media initiative being extended to New Zealand. Catholic Voices, whose aim is to improve the Catholic Church’s representation in the media, began in Britain in 2010 with the training of 24 lay people and a priest in preparation for the Read more