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Politics & Society News
November 18, 2022
“The Holy See is willing to do everything possible to mediate and end the conflict in Ukraine.”
a nun stands facing away from the camera, a crane is hoisting a large christmas tree in front of the vatican
Faith News
November 15, 2022
The centuries-old silver fir tree that had been destined to become the centerpiece Christmas decoration in St. Peter’s Square will now live, perhaps to see another century.
Faith News
November 06, 2022
"A society that erases women from public life is a society that becomes impoverished," he said.
Politics & Society News
November 03, 2022
Commitments to protect tolerance and religious freedom need to be put into practice constantly so that these rights may be fully experienced, Pope Francis said.
st francis of assisi statue in maryland
Faith News
October 04, 2022
On the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, the Vatican hosted the global premiere of a documentary on the need to address climate change using ideas from Laudato Si'.
for an article on sports conference at the vatican, pope francis holds a rugby ball while smiling
Faith News
September 30, 2022
Pope Francis urged athletes in many sports to fight against a throwaway culture that “treats men and women as products, to be used and then discarded.”
people sitting in a church with paintings on the wall. the people closest to the camera are seminarians or priests
Faith News
September 28, 2022
The pope will travel to Bahrain, a small majority-Muslim country in the Persian Gulf region. Pope Francis will be the first pope to visit the region.
A man in a blue suit bows to Pope Francis, with a sister in her habit standing to his left
Faith News
September 22, 2022
“You can leave a mark,” Pope Francis told members of the global network; just make sure that “your mark is positive and moves toward integral human development.”
Comboni Sister Maria De Coppi, who had served in Mozambique since 1963, is pictured during an interview with La Tenda Tv Vittorio Veneto.
Politics & Society News
September 09, 2022
“I asked her, ‘Auntie, you’re not leaving?’ and, after a moment of silence, she answered ‘I don’t know, I want to wait,” Comboni Sister Gabriella Bottani said of her aunt, Comboni Sister Maria De Coppi.
family stands at the vatican holding a ukrainian flag as refugees from the country
Politics & Society News
August 24, 2022
“Today, in a special way, six months since the start of the war, let us think of Ukraine and Russia, two countries I consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.... We need peace.”