Vatican Dispatch

Politics & Society Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 21, 2017
The pope's emphasis on protecting undocumented workers is particularly significant for Europe and the United States, where the treatment of refugees and migrants has been a consistent challenge.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 15, 2017
Msgr. Viganò has direct responsibility for the secretariat’s editorial division, where he said, “we are now building a central content hub,” following the “Disney business model.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 13, 2017
It is clear that if the president requests an audience, “the door would be open.”
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 09, 2017
The pope welcomed the news that La Civilta Cattolica will now be published in English.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 09, 2017
One fruit of this Sino-Vatican agreement, which neither side has confirmed, will be that “from now on, there will be no more the crisis of a division between the open and underground communities in the church in China,” wrote Cardinal Tong.
Faith Vatican Dispatch
Gerard O'Connell February 06, 2017
Catholics and evangelicals must “continue to witness together to the Gospel and to continue on the road to full unity,” Francis said.