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Interactive map: Vatican City

By Ivana Kottasová, CNN
updated 2:59 PM EST, Wed February 27, 2013
Editor's note: Explore Vatican City with our interactive map. Click on icons to learn more about Vatican's landmarks and monuments. Zoom in and out to explore.

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Pope Francis wants to bring hope to Christians and other ethnic and religious groups suffering "brutal persecution" in Iraq and Syria.
updated 8:54 AM EST, Mon December 22, 2014
The Pope unleashes a blistering critique of the Vatican bureaucracy criticizing its "illnesses" and likening the church to "a sick body."
updated 5:32 PM EST, Wed December 17, 2014
Pope Francis celebrated his birthday with a major geopolitical wish granted: The end of frozen relations between the U.S. and Cuba.
updated 11:59 AM EST, Tue December 2, 2014
Pope Francis said that modern slavery is a "crime against humanity" and is "unfortunately becoming worse and worse every day."
updated 5:31 PM EST, Mon November 17, 2014
Pope Francis is to make his first trip to the United States as the head of the Catholic Church next September.
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Using his strongest language to date, Pope Francis told Italian Mafia members that they are excommunicated from the Catholic Church.
updated 12:45 PM EDT, Fri June 20, 2014
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updated 5:33 PM EDT, Sat June 14, 2014
Pope Francis reveals he prefers not to use a bulletproof Popemobile because it is a glass "sardine can" that walls him off from people.
updated 12:58 AM EDT, Mon June 9, 2014
Palestinian Authority President Abbas and Israeli President Peres committed themselves to the quest for peace in the Middle East with Pope Francis.
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updated 10:01 AM EST, Sat February 22, 2014
Pope Francis created 19 new cardinals in a ceremony in the Vatican's St. Peter's Basilica -- the first such appointments since he was elected pontiff.
updated 9:36 AM EDT, Thu March 13, 2014
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updated 4:10 PM EDT, Wed March 12, 2014
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updated 6:43 PM EST, Thu November 7, 2013
It was the embrace that melted hearts worldwide.
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Pope Francis kisses and hugs disabled boy lifted up in the crowd on Easter Sunday.
updated 2:56 PM EDT, Sat March 16, 2013
Pope Francis is being painted as a humble and simple man, but his past is complicated and tinged with controversy.