Latest news: Vatican

Feb 19, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis said Wednesday that a meek Christian is not weak, but defends his faith and controls his temper.
Feb 18, 2020 - 01:26 pm .- The Vatican announced Feb. 17 that Pope Francis had approved changes to Caritas Internationalis’ governing statutes and internal rules.
Feb 18, 2020 - 09:06 am .- Vatican authorities have seized documents and computers belonging to a senior curial official as part of an investigation into financial misconduct, the Holy See announced on Tuesday.
Feb 17, 2020 - 03:00 pm .- An Italian television station released on Monday the first in an eight part series of interviews designed to highlight reflections from Pope Francis on the Nicene Creed.
Feb 17, 2020 - 11:07 am .- Five hundred years after the death of Renaissance artist Raphael, the Vatican Museums has returned the tapestries he designed to their original place in the Sistine Chapel for just one week.
Feb 17, 2020 - 05:09 am .- Pope Francis has requested that priests in formation for the Holy See’s diplomatic service be required to spend one year in missionary work, the Vatican announced Monday.
Feb 16, 2020 - 06:26 am .- God gives the grace both to follow his law exteriorly and to accept it in one’s heart, which is what gives true freedom from passion and sin, Pope Francis said in his Angelus address Sunday.
Feb 15, 2020 - 11:03 am .- The next ordinary assembly of the synod of bishops is to be held in the fall of 2022, according to a press release from the Vatican on Saturday.
Feb 15, 2020 - 05:24 am .- As the Holy See awaits the results of a scheduled financial inspection, Pope Francis spoke about ongoing financial reform and investigations at the opening of the judicial year of the Vatican City State’s court, which he attended for the first time.
Feb 14, 2020 - 02:17 pm .- Pope Francis this week discussed his new post-synodal apostolic exhortation, Querida Amazonia, with United States bishops in Rome for their ad limina visits to the tombs of the apostles Peter and Paul.
Feb 14, 2020 - 01:45 pm .- Pope Francis met with leadership of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday, for the second time in a week, in the Cappella Paolina of the Apostolic Palace.
Feb 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- Following the German reaction to Querida Amazonia, it is not clear what, if anything, could bring their synodal discussions to an end.
Feb 14, 2020 - 09:47 am .- Laypeople have a mandate to spread the Gospel in their concrete circumstances through the witness of their lives, Pope Francis said in a message sent Friday to Catholics attending a congress on laity in Spain.
Feb 13, 2020 - 10:33 am .- In a newly published book, Pope Francis answers questions about himself and St. John Paul II, saying he learned the importance of joy and mercy from his predecessor, and they are in “total harmony” on the subject of priestly ministry.
Feb 12, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- Here are five things to know about Querida Amazonia.
Feb 12, 2020 - 12:49 pm .- During his General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis discussed the second beatitude, Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted, emphasizing the value of compunction.
Feb 12, 2020 - 07:56 am .- Pope Francis' post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon is part of ordinary magisterium -- that is official Church teaching -- while the final document of the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod is not, Cardinal Michael Czerny, special secretary of the Amazon synod, said Feb. 12.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:45 am .- Pope Francis has highlighted the need for spiritual inculturation in the Amazon region, and praised indigenous expressions of religiosity, while pointing to the Eucharist as the central component of Christian spirituality.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the Amazon calls for women in the South American region to be included in new forms of service in the Church, but not within the ordained ministries of the permanent diaconate or priesthood.
Feb 12, 2020 - 04:15 am .- While Pope Francis was expected to focus in the apostolic exhortation published today on a proposal to ordain married priests in the Amazon region, the pope instead emphasized the importance of collaboration in apostolic ministry by Catholics in various states of life.
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