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Prayer Vigil in St. Peter’s Square to Precede Three Week Meeting
On Friday, Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, Secretary General of the Synod Bishops, spoke on the upcoming three week meeting on the family. On Saturday, a Prayer Vigil will be held with Pope Francis, Bishops and Catholics worldwide, said the Cardinal. As night falls in Saint Peter’s Square, “the beauty of the family...read more
Articles from section "Vatican Diplomacy and International Relations"
Below are the reflections of Stephen Townsend,Deputy Head of Mission at theBritish Embassy to the Holy See,on 'The Holy See and Astronomy.' Townsend is guest blogger for Ambassador Nigel …read more
Archbishop Luis A. Castro Quiroga Says Representatives Must First Be Approved by Both Parties
The president of the Colombian Bishops Conference confirmed that Pope Francis has proposed to send an Observer of the Holy See in the peace negotiations between the Colombian government and …read more
System Will Facilitate the Influx of Pilgrims and Increase Security
Registration online will be necessary to cross the threshold of the Holy Door during the Jubilee of Mercy that has beenproclaimed by Pope Francis to begin December 8, and conclude November …read more
Sends Message to Participants of Peace Meeting in Cartagena
In a message sent through the Vatican's Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Pope Francis has called for "courage and creativity" in finding solutions for the ongoing peace process in …read more
Archbishop Bernardito Auza Describes Atmosphere Ahead of Francis’ Trip to the US
“I can say that in the UN, the Encyclical was very well received,” said Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations, in regard to the reactions …read more