Posted on 02/21/2021 04:57 AM ()
The Bishop of Trondheim in Norway celebrates Ash Wednesday Mass outside under the snow, thus allowing as many people as possible to participate. This was the first time since last March that a Mass was held in Trondheim with more than 10 people participating.
Posted on 02/21/2021 04:24 AM ()
Speaking to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis explained how the Word of God shows us the path to live fruitfully the 40 days of Lent we have just embarked upon.
Posted on 02/20/2021 10:06 AM ()
Hungarian author Edith Bruck, now almost 90 years old, has lived in Italy for many years. In January, L'Osservatore Romano interviewed her for Holocaust Memorial Day. Struck by her witness, Pope Francis on Saturday decided pay her a visit at her home in Rome's centre.
Posted on 02/20/2021 08:04 AM ()
Pope Francis on Saturday authorized the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints to promulgate eight decrees, including a decree confirming a miracle.
Posted on 02/20/2021 06:14 AM ()
In a letter addressed to Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, President of the Pontifical Academy for Life, Pope Francis remembers doctors, nurses and other healthcare personnel who have died in the performance of their duties during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted on 02/20/2021 06:01 AM ()
Pope Francis appoints Cardinal Mauro Gambetti as new Archpriest of Saint Peter's Basilica, accepting the resignation of Cardinal Angelo Comastri.
Posted on 02/20/2021 04:28 AM ()
Father Hans Zollner, a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, speaks to Vatican Radio about the Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, which many bishops' conferences observe on the first Friday of Lent.
Posted on 02/20/2021 04:15 AM ()
Pope Francis accepts the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments.
Posted on 02/20/2021 03:24 AM ()
Cardinal Blase Cupich, Archbishop of Chicago, offers his Lenten reflection.
Posted on 02/20/2021 02:42 AM ()
Twenty years ago, on 21 February 2001, Pope Saint John Paul II created forty-four new Cardinals – including the then - Archbishop of Buenos Aires, Jorge Mario Bergoglio. Looking back at the homilies and speeches of Cardinal Bergoglio, we see themes and reflections that have become important priorities in his pontificate.