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Category: Vatican News

Covid-19: Vatican launches #sendyourhug campaign to support elderly

Pope Francis on Sunday invited young people around the world to perform “gestures of tenderness” toward the elderly, as many are forced into isolation to observe...

We are called to become “healthily restless seekers of the Kingdom of Heaven” – Pope Francis

At the Angelus on Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on two of the parables told by Jesus in the day’s Gospel: that of the treasure hidden in the field, and that of the...

Pope to Catholic Media: Be signs of unity amid diversity

The Catholic Press Association (CPA) was founded over one hundred years ago in the United States with the aim of “serving and uniting” it’s members. It has nearly...

Spend more time in prayer – Pope Francis.

In a homily to mark the feast of Saints Peter and Paul, Pope Francis has called on Catholics to pray more when things challenge them rather than complain “It is...

New Directory for Catechesis released

The long-awaited updated Directory for Catechesis was released in the Vatican on Thursday. It was drafted under the direction of the Pontifical Council for Promoting the...

Pope adds three new invocations to the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Pope Francis has approved the inclusion of three additional invocations in the Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary, also called the Litany of Loreto. In a June 20 letter...

True believers intercede for the world – Pope Francis

Pope Francis began his General Audience on Wednesday by noting that “God never liked to have anything to do with those who prayed the ‘easy’ way”. He...

Eucharist

Pope at Corpus Christi Mass: Eucharist heals our fragile memory

On Sunday, 14th June 2020, the feast of Corpus Christi, or the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ, Pope Francis presided over the Eucharist at the Altar...

Pope’s message for World Day of Poor: Prayer inseparable from solidarity with poor

The theme for the 4th World Day of the Poor is “Stretch forth your hand to the poor”, taken from the book of Sirach. The Message was released on Saturday, while...

Pope Francis names new Archbishop for St. Louis

Pope Francis on Wednesday named Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski as the new Metropolitan Archbishop of Saint Louis, USA. Bishop Rozanski, a priest of the Archdiocese of...

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