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Category: Vatican News

Pope to Consecrated Virgins: Be women of mercy, experts in humanity

Pope Francis opened his message to Consecrated Virgins by describing their vocations as “a sign of hope” which points “to the fidelity of the Father”. Even...

Fr. Michael McGivney: Coronavirus victim and soon-to-be Blessed

The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside down and taken away some of the securities upon which our society was based. In these difficult times, many are...

Pope Francis: Church is reconciled community ready for mission

Pope Francis appeared at the window of the Apostolic Palace overlooking Saint Peter’s Square on Sunday for the recitation of the Regina Coeli with the faithful. Due to...

Pope sends blessing to Churches in UK and Ireland for Day for Life

“Choose life” is the theme chosen for the 2020 edition of the Day for Life of the Catholic Churches in the UK and Ireland. Meaning and value of human life...

Philippine Nunciature warns against person claiming to be close to Pope

The Apostolic Nunciature in the Philippine capital Manila has alerted the country’s bishops against a certain Cristian Eduardo Tietze who is falsely claiming to be...

Pope Francis to pray the rosary with the Shrines of the world

“Devoted and with one accord to prayer, together with Mary (cf. Acts 1:14)”. On this theme Pope Francis will lead the recitation of the Rosary on Saturday 30...

Pope Francis prays for government leaders facing the coronavirus crisis

Pope Francis prayed Saturday for mayors, governors, presidents, and legislators at a time when many government leaders are making decisions about whether to ease or...

Pope Francis appoints new Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq

Pope Francis appointed Monsignor Mitja Leskovar as the Apostolic Nuncio to Iraq on Friday. Msgr. Leskovar currently serves as a councillor at the Apostolic Nunciature in...

Pope names two new Cardinal-Bishops and Vice Camerlengo

  Pope Francis has elevated Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle to the rank of Cardinal-Bishop. The appointment was made in an audience granted to Archbishop Edgar Peña...

Letter for the Month of May – Full text, including prayers

Letter of His Holiness Pope Francis to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020   Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People...