Vatican News


'Go out,' keep writing Gospel of mercy, pope tells clergy, religious
Jul 30 2016
Pope celebrates Mass with Polish religious at St. John Paul II Shrine in Krakow suburb.

Pope pays tribute to Holocaust victims in silence, prayer
Jul 29 2016
Pope Francis visits with survivors of Auschwitz-Birekanau Nazi death camp in Poland.

Cheers shake Krakow: Baltimore pilgrims welcome Pope Francis
Jul 28 2016
Pilgrims from the Archdiocese of Baltimore were among the throng welcoming pope to WYD 2016.

God shows his greatness in humility, closeness, pope says
Jul 28 2016
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for World Youth Day pilgrims outside Marian shrine in Czestochowa.

‘The world is at war,’ but religions are not, pope says on way to Krakow
Jul 27 2016
En route to World Youth Day, Pope Francis laments murder of priest in France.

Pope issues rules to help contemplative women be beacons for world
Jul 22 2016
Pope issues rule to help contemplative women renew their life and mission in the church and the world.

Pope prays for grieving families following terror attack in France
Jul 18 2016
Pope Francis prayed that God may give comfort to grieving families and foil the plans of those who wish to harm others.

Pope calls attack on Nice act of 'blind violence'
Jul 15 2016
Pope Francis condemned the attack on Bastille Day celebrations in France, calling it an act of "blind violence."

Experts: Cardinal Sarah’s Mass comments encourage what canon law permits
Jul 12 2016
Father Lombardi said it would be better “to avoid the use of the expression ‘reform of the reform,’" referring to the liturgy.

U.S. and Spanish journalists will lead Vatican press office
Jul 11 2016
Pope Francis named two experienced journalists – including its first female vice director – to lead the Vatican press office.