Pope Francis during an audience at the Penitentiary Police, Vatican City, 14 September 2019.
Pope Francis talked about the problem of overcrowded prisons in a … Read more
The Holy See Press Office announced Pope Francis’ Apostolic Journey to Thailand and Japan from 19 to 26 November. He will be the second Pope … Read more
Pope Francis “not afraid” of the Catholic Church splitting, accuses critics of stabbing him in the back
Pope Francis has accused his critics of stabbing him in the back, and said he is “not afraid” of the Catholic Church splitting but added … Read more
A man was arrested by Vatican gendarmes for throwing down a candelabra on the main altar of St Peter’s basilica.
The man climbed onto the … Read more
Pope Francis leaves on Wednesday for Africa, where poverty, the environment, foreign exploitation of resources and corruption are expected to be high on his agenda … Read more
Pope Francis named thirteen new Catholic cardinals Sept. 1, tasking bishops from two African nations, Indonesia, and a rural town in Guatemala to be part … Read more
Pope Francis said he was stuck for 25 minutes in a Vatican elevator and had to be rescued by firefighters.
Francis apologized to the faithful … Read more
Pope Francis allowed a girl suffering from an undisclosed illness to move around undisturbed clapping and dancing on the stage for most of his general … Read more
Pope Francis wrote to the citizens of Genoa, Italy, affected by the August 14 2018 collapse of the northern Italian city’s Morandi Bridge which killed … Read more
Msgr. Joseph Grech assigned to the Permanent Mission of the Holy See to the International Organisations in Vienna
His Holiness Pope Francis has promoted Councillor of Apostolic Nunciature the Rev. Msgr. Joseph Grech and has assigned him to the Permanent Mission of the … Read more
Europe’s historic and cultural unity must be saved, Pope Francis told Turin daily La Stampa in an interview published on Friday.
In the interview, the … Read more
Pope Francis has written to priests recalling the 160th anniversary of the death of the Curé of Ars, Patron Saint of parish priests around the … Read more
Pope Francis on Saturday urged scouts to give of themselves to others by building, serving and caring for others, saying it will free them from … Read more
The bones found in the Vatican’s cemetery are “too old” to belong to the missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi
The Vatican has said human remains discovered during an excavation earlier in July do not belong to missing teenager Emanuela Orlandi, again dashing hopes that … Read more
Pope Francis has confirmed Archbishop Charles Scicluna as President of the College for the examination of appeal. Archbishop Scicluna will be serving in this role … Read more
Pope Francis has once again called on the international community “to act with speed and decisiveness” to address the issue of migration. His appeal came … Read more
The Catholic News Agency (CNA) reports that the search for the remains of missing 15-year-old Emanuela Orlandi took another twist as Vatican officials discovered “thousands” … Read more
Man’s first step on the moon should spark desire for greater goals – dignity for the weak, more justice among peoples, and more future for our common home – Pope Francis
“Fifty years ago, yesterday”, Pope Francis said on Sunday, “Man set foot on the moon, achieving an extraordinary dream.”
Addressing the crowd gathered in St … Read more
Emanuela Orlandi’s brother’s regrets and the right to know the truth about his sister’s disappearance
A missing teenager, an empty tomb, a swirl of dark theories, and the closed doors and habitual secrecy of the Vatican. It sounds like fiction, … Read more