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Showtime has decided to not move forward with its controversial series project The Vatican.

The network has elected to scrap the high-profile and talent-heavy project, which starred Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) as a New York cardinal and Anna Friel (Pushing Daisies) as his sister in a provocative thriller. Ridley Scott (Gladiator) directed the pilot.

It’s less likely for a pilot with this strong of a pedigree on premium cable to… Continue reading Controversial ‘The Vatican’ snuffed by Showtime

Networks cut to Rome as Vatican names 266th Pope

 Networks cut to Rome as Vatican names 266th Pope

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Multiple news organizations today went live to cover the Vatican’s announcement that it had elected the 266th Pope. Fox, ABC, CBS, and The CW all cut away from scheduled programming to cover this monumental news.

Exactly 30 days ago, Pope Benedict XI (formerly known as Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger) announced that he would step down from his… Continue reading Networks cut to Rome as Vatican names 266th Pope

D’oh! The Vatican has declared Bart and Homer Simpson Catholic! They may misbehave with abandon, but Homer and Bart Simpson are members of the Catholic flock, the semi-official Vatican newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, said in its Sunday edition. Apparenty, The Vatican doesn’t mind that Homer regularly sleeps through Sunday morning worship service and serves up never-ending [...] Continue reading Vatican Declares Bart & Homer Simpson Catholic

At the very beginning, this couple didn’t want to reveal the details of their romantic wedding. However, when the ceremony was finished, Mena Suvari and her newly-wed husband Simone Sestito, concert producer, shared their happiness and impressions with the rest of the world. According to the spouses, their wedding was extremely romantic and traditional. It [...] Continue reading Details of Vatican Wedding Have Been Revealed by Mena Suvari

It has been officially confirmed by PEOPLE that two more celebrities had a wedding ceremony on Saturday. We are speaking about Simone Sestito, concert producer, and Mena Suvari, famous actress. They tied the knot in Italy, in one of the private churches in Vatican City. One of the interviewed guests didn’t hide his delight and [...] Continue reading Mena Suvari Celebrates her Wedding in Vatican City