Archbishop Georg Gänswein says Pope Benedict “follows his successor with great attention and sympathy.” The prefect of the Pontifical Household gave an interview to La Nacion's Elisabetta Piqué, which was published on March 21st. The German prelate, who serves as personal secretary to both Pontiffs, said that in ...read more
Fortune magazine has named Pope Francis fourth greatest leader in the world. Last year, in the first annual release of the global business magazine's rankings of the 50 World's Greatest Leaders, the Pope was given the number one spot. In it's second just released list, Francis is given fourth place in the ranki...
Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, who until now has been the president of the Prefecture for Economic Affairs of the Holy See, will be the new head of the Congregation responsible for the Vatican dicastery dedicated to Catholic education. The Vatican made this announcement that Pope Francis made this appointment, along...
The Holy See commented on the appointment of Bishop Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid as Bishop of Osorno (Chile). Many have petitioned the Vatican to reverse the appointment, because of his affiliation with a priest accused of sexual abuse. Bishop Barros installation drew attention as protestors disrupted the celebr...
Quote for April 1st
“Truth is not determined by a majority vote.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Pope Francis called on the faithful to join in prayers for the Synod of the Family in October Despite heavy rains in Rome this morning, thousands gathered in St. Peter to listen to the Holy …read more
At the conclusion of today's General Audience, Pope Francis met with Mike Haines, the brother of David Haines, the British aid worker who was brutally beheaded by the so-called Islamic State. …read more
The Holy Father will be in Turin from June 21-22 for the exposition of the Shroud and the bicentennial of the birth of Don Bosco. In a press conference at the Holy See Press Office this …read more
Pope Francis has sent his heartfelt condolences to the families of victims killed in a deadly plane crash in the French Alps yesterday that claimed at least 150 lives including children. The …read more
Here is the translation of the address given by Pope Francis during today's General Audience in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear Brothers and Sisters, good morning! A good morning… but it’s not …read more