Pope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns.… Read more
Pope Francis celebrated the Pentecost with a Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, with a limited number of the faithful in attendance, as health protocols of … Read more
Pope Francis united with thousands of people throughout the world sought the Blessed Mother’s help to end the coronavirus pandemic. The Pope along with about … Read more
Pope Francis inaugurated the full reopening of St. Peter’s Basilica on Monday and Catholic churches held public Masses for the first time in two months … Read more
Speaking on Sunday after the Regina Caeli prayer, Pope Francis said “tomorrow (Monday) will be the centenary of the birth of Saint John Paul II, … Read more
Late last month, the Vatican announced the coronavirus pandemic had forced Pope Francis to postpone an annual fund raising campaign among Catholics worldwide to help … Read more
Thursday will be a day of prayer for all religions, Pope Francis said at his weekly general audience on Wednesday.
He said he had agreed … Read more
Pope Francis turned his thoughts to Europe “on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration of 9 May 1950″, reports Vatican News.… Read more
Pope Francis has urged employers to respect the dignity of workers, particularly migrants, in the face of economic difficulties brought on by the Covid-19 … Read more
Pope Francis today prayed for peace within family homes amid widespread social distancing restrictions around the world, as countries try to control the spread of … Read more
“At this time, when indications have been given to exit out of quarantine, we pray the Lord will grant to His people, all of us, … Read more
A 10th Vatican employee has tested positive for the coronavirus, the head of the Holy See press office Matteo Bruni said Tuesday.
Bruni said the … Read more
After celebrating the Mass yesterday, Divine Mercy Sunday, in the Church of the Holy Spirit in the Saxon District, Pope Francis resumed Masses at the … Read more
Pope Francis called on Sunday for an all-embracing vision of the world after the Covid-19 crisis, saying moving on without global solidarity or excluding sectors … Read more
Pope Francis said that society had to stand behind women victims of domestic violence, as abuse increased around the world during coronavirus lockdowns.
After reciting … Read more
A handout picture provided by the Vatican Media shows Pope Francis during Coeli prayer at the Vatican, 13 April 2020, in front of an empty … Read more
Faced with epochal challenges, this is not a time for indifference, because the whole world is suffering and needs to be united – Pope Francis
Faced with epochal challenges, this is not a time for indifference, because the whole world is suffering and needs to be united.
Easter proclamation: “Christ, … Read more
Pope Francis presides the Via Crucis (Way of the Cross) in the empty square outside the Saint Peter’s Basilica, due the lockdown to stem the … Read more
Priests, doctors and nurses who gave their lives are our ‘next-door neighbour’ saints – Pope Francis
Pope Francis presided over the Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday in St. Peter’s Basilica. He recalled how Jesus washed the feet of … Read more
Pope Francis has admitted to moments of selfishness while living in lockdown at the Vatican, and has saluted people on the frontline of the fight … Read more
On Friday 27th March, Pope Francis meditated on the calming of the storm from the Gospel of Mark during the prayer service over which he … Read more
Pope Francis holds a palm branch as he celebrates Palm Sunday mass behind closed doors in St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican, 05 April 5, 2020, during … Read more
Knowing that the time to go to eternity was approaching for him, in agreement with the doctors he had decided not to go to … Read more
Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, the vicar general of the Diocese of Rome, has tested positive for coronavirus. He is the first cardinal known to have … Read more
A handout picture provided by the Vatican Media shows Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (R) speaks with Pope Francis during a meeting in library of … Read more
Pope Francis held the special Urbi et Orbi on Friday from the steps of St. Peter’s Basilica.
Usually a colorful event reserved only for Christmas … Read more
Pope Francis appealed to people to heed what the authorities ask in times of coronavirus. “May the things the government ask you to do for … Read more
“During these difficult days we can find small, concrete gestures expressing closeness and concreteness towards the people closest to us, a caress for our grandparents, … Read more
This afternoon, shortly after 16:00, Pope Francis, left the Vatican in as a private citizen and visited the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, to address … Read more
The Prefecture of the Papal Household announced that Holy Week celebrations in Rome will take place without the physical presence of the faithful, in an … Read more
Pope Francis began his Sunday morning liturgy at the Casa Santa Marta by recalling those who are sick and suffering. Then he asked us all … Read more
A handout picture provided by the Vatican Media shows Pope Francis celebrating Mass at Santa Marta House, Vatican City, 12 March 2020.
Pope Francis has … Read more
The Pope offered a prayer to the Virgin Mary on Wednesday afternoon, in a video message to mark the Diocese of Rome’s day of prayer … Read more
Pope Francis on Wednesday held his first General Audience since sweeping measures were imposed throughout Italy to contain the coronavirus epidemic.
The Audience was livestreamed … Read more
Tourists and Catholic faithful wearing medical face masks watch a giant screen installed at St Peter’s Square, Vatican City, 08 March 2020.
Pope Francis decided … Read more
Sunday Angelus to be delivered on big screen as Vatican announces that events won’t be open for public
Vatican officials announced that major papal events typically open to the public, including the Sunday Angelus and Wednesday general audience, will be closed for at … Read more
Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as the Archbishop of Lyon, France.
Cardinal Barbarin had first submitted his resignation to … Read more
The Vatican said on Friday that a patient in its health services had tested positive for coronavirus.
Spokesman Matteo Bruni said the discovery was made … Read more
Il Messaggero reports that Pope Francis has tested negative for the deadly infection, after cancelling a Lent retreat for the first time in his papacy.… Read more
I am saddened by the news of so many displaced people, so many men, women and children who are discarded by war – Pope Francis
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed his sorrow for the plight of refugees and migrants fleeing war and asked the faithful to pray for them.
“I … Read more
Pope Francis, who has been suffering from what the Vatican says is a “slight indisposition,” resumed official audiences with individuals in his residence on … Read more
In the newly emerging discipline of “the ethical development of algorithms” or more simply “algor-ethics”, a critical contribution can be made by the principles of … Read more
Pope Francis established a task force “in order to assist the Episcopal Conferences in the preparation and updating of guidelines for the protection of minors”.… Read more