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
"Following the first announcement of the next extraordinary Holy Year by Pope Francis on March 13th, the Holy Father will proceed with the official indiction of the Jubilee of Mercy with the publication of the Bull of Indiction onSaturday 11 April, at 5.30 pmin St. Peter’s Basilica." So indicates a communique r...
Fortune magazine has named Pope Francis the 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 its second just released list, Francis is given fourth place in the ra...
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...
Quote for April 1st
“Truth is not determined by a majority vote.”
― Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
Below is the Vatican-provided translation of Pope Francis' Palm Sunday homily, which was given this morning in St. Peter's Square: *** At the heart of this celebration, which seems so …read more
Below is a translation of Pope Francis’ Angelus address today, following the Palm Sunday Mass in St. Peter’s Square: *** Before the Angelus At the end of this celebration, I affectionately …read more
Divorce has a significant impact on family income, the British Marriage Foundation declared in a recent study. A family that stays together can have the same positive effect on income as …read more
As soon as morning came, the chief priests with the elders and the scribes, that is, the whole Sanhedrin held a council. They bound Jesus, led him away, and handed him over to Pilate. Pilate …read more
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Kristoph, a homeless “resident” in the portico of Via della Conciliazione -- where the Holy See Press Office is located --, looks like a child. Yellow cap, blond hair, blue eyes and rubicund …read more