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
Pope Francis urged Catholics Wednesday to use the season of Lent to spend less time immersed in the chatter and noise of the world through … Read more