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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Cardinal Pietro Parolin and Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra, the two most senior advisors to Pope Francis, have tested positive for Covid-19 and are in quarantine.
Arts & CultureMusic
Keara Hanlon
If you’re anything like me, Pope Francis’ recent visit to a record shop in Rome probably has you wondering: What might the vicar of Christ’s Spotify playlist look like?
Pope Francis greets family members of a newly baptized baby after celebrating Mass marking the feast of the Baptism of the Lord in the Sistine Chapel at the Vatican on Jan. 9, 2022.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
In an interview with the Vatican’s media outlets, the pope focused on the theme of “paternity” and how St. Joseph is an important example for fathers, the church and families.
Inside the Vatican
This week on “Inside the Vatican,” host Colleen Dulle and veteran Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell take a look at the pope’s talk to ambassadors and why he thinks cancel culture is a threat to international cooperation.
Arts & CultureNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
While the pope’s collection is mostly made up of classical music, it also includes a 25-disc collection of Elvis Presley’s Gospel songs.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholics uncomfortable with a synodal model of the church, Cardinal Tobin said, may be put off by the messiness dialogue often unearths. But, he said, refusing to live with tension can be a form of heresy.