Vatican News


Pope Francis gestures as he greets the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter Pope, in interview, says he hasn't watched TV since 1990
May 26 2015
Pope Francis said he wants to be remembered as “a good person who tried to do good. I cannot ask for anything more than that.”

Look of love: Jesus’ gaze will change your life, pope says
May 22 2015
The gaze of Jesus can change a person’s life just like it did with St. Peter, Pope Francis said.

Pope says parents must not exclude themselves from children’s lives
May 20 2015
Parents must take an active role in their children's education, Pope Francis said.

Iowan behind Globetrotters’ meeting with pope says event unforgettable
May 18 2015
In 2000, Briar Cliff University grad Brett Meister was given the opportunity to meet a future saint.

Faith is expressed in charity, unity, pope says at canonization Mass
May 18 2015
Declaring four 19th-century women religious saints, Pope Francis said they are models for all Christians.

A paralyzed, fearful church is ill, needs Spirit for courage, pope says
May 15 2015
True Christians are not sad or afraid, Pope Francis said.

In family relations, good manners are no joke, pope says at audience
May 13 2015
The closer two people are to each other, the more care is required in respecting the other’s freedom and feelings, Pope Francis said.

Work together to promote, defend life, pope says on Mother’s Day
May 11 2015
People must work together to protect life, Pope Francis said.

Castro says pope is so impressive he might start praying again
May 11 2015
“I had a very agreeable meeting this morning with Pope Francis, said Cuban President Raul Castro.

Vatican releases details of pope’s July 5-12 visit to South America
May 08 2015
Pope Francis’ July 5-12 visit to Latin America will put him closely in touch with his Jesuit roots.