Jan 27, 2021 - 03:50 am .- Pope Francis said on Wednesday that commemorating the Holocaust means to be aware that “these things can happen again.”
Jan 26, 2021 - 02:00 pm .- Pope Francis on Tuesday afternoon attended the Vatican funeral of his personal doctor, Fabrizio Soccorsi, who died earlier this month.
Jan 25, 2021 - 07:56 pm .- Increasing rumors from multiple Vatican sources say the Vatican communications department might experience a shakeup shortly, and that Pope Francis might try a new redesign of the dicastery that handles Vatican media.
Jan 25, 2021 - 08:30 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State has called for a new model of development built on “the synergistic bond” between the fight against climate change and the struggle against poverty.
Jan 25, 2021 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis sent a video message Sunday to Latin American Church leaders organizing a “synodal” regional assembly, in which he asked them not to be ideological elites, but to remain close to the people of God.
Jan 24, 2021 - 07:00 am .- Pope Francis prayed on Sunday for a homeless man who died near St. Peter’s Square amid freezing temperatures.
Jan 24, 2021 - 04:00 am .- A Vatican archbishop urged Catholics to turn off their cell phones and open the Gospel instead as he celebrated Mass marking the Sunday of the Word of God.
Jan 23, 2021 - 03:01 pm .- Earlier this month the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples sent a letter to the bishops of some 1,100 Catholic territories and announced the gradual reduction of the financial support they regularly receive from the Vatican.
Jan 23, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis has been forced to cancel three public appearances scheduled for Sunday and Monday due to a recurrence of the nerve pain that struck him at the end of 2020.
Jan 23, 2021 - 04:15 am .- Pope Francis issued a new warning about misinformation on Saturday, weeks after he was the subject of a viral “fake news” story.
Jan 22, 2021 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis has written the preface to a biography of a human trafficking victim in which he decries the men who sustain the “reprehensible” trade by their choices.
Jan 21, 2021 - 04:49 pm .- Two Italian contemporaries, a young priest who resisted the Nazis and was shot dead, and a seminarian who died at age 15 from tuberculosis, are both closer to being declared saints.
Jan 21, 2021 - 09:47 am .- The former president of the institute commonly known as the “Vatican bank” has been given a sentence of eight years and 11 months in prison by the Vatican court.
Jan 21, 2021 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis recognized on Thursday the heroic virtues of Jérôme Lejeune, the French geneticist who discovered the extra chromosome that causes Down syndrome.
Jan 20, 2021 - 01:00 pm .- Pope Francis met on Wednesday with players of the northern Italian soccer club Spezia after they eliminated the fourth-seeded A.S. Roma from the country’s annual cup competition.
Jan 20, 2021 - 11:11 am .- In a message to Joe Biden on inauguration day, Pope Francis said he is praying the new United States president will make decisions which respect the rights and dignity of every person, especially the poor and most vulnerable.
Jan 20, 2021 - 10:47 am .- The Archbishop of San Francisco on Wednesday stated his support for the U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) president, who had noted areas of collaboration and concern with incoming President Joe Biden.
Jan 20, 2021 - 07:04 am .- As Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday as president of the United States, the U.S. bishops had prepared a statement saying they planned to engage the new administration on issues including abortion, religious freedom, racism, and poverty.
Jan 20, 2021 - 06:30 am .- Pope Francis has asked members of the Roman Curia to make their own arrangements for a private retreat at the beginning of Lent this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Jan 20, 2021 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis urged Christians to pray for “the gift of unity” on Wednesday, saying that the devil always seeks to sow division and discord.