Latest news: Vatican

Nov 24, 2020 - 09:00 am .- Pope Francis advanced Tuesday the sainthood causes of several men and women, including two Italian priests of the 20th century -- one who was ordained at age 23 and another who was ordained at 65.
Nov 24, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis hailed Argentina’s healthcare workers as the “unsung heroes” of the coronavirus pandemic in a video message released Friday. 
Nov 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis met with five NBA players at the Vatican Monday to discuss their efforts to combat social and economic injustice in the United States.
Nov 23, 2020 - 06:10 am .- The Vatican confirmed Monday that two cardinals-designate will not receive their red hats from Pope Francis in Rome this Saturday.
Nov 23, 2020 - 05:00 am .- Pope Francis appointed a new director of the Sistine Chapel Choir Sunday. 
Nov 22, 2020 - 06:37 am .- On Christ the King Sunday, Pope Francis encouraged Catholics to make choices with eternity in mind, by thinking not about what they want to do, but what is best to do.
Nov 22, 2020 - 04:27 am .- Pope Francis offered Mass for the Feast of Christ the King on Sunday, and afterward oversaw the traditional passing of the World Youth Day cross and Marian icon to a delegation from Portugal.
Nov 21, 2020 - 02:25 pm .- In a video message Saturday, Pope Francis encouraged young economists and entrepreneurs from around the world to bring Jesus to their cities, and to work not only for the poor, but with the poor.
Nov 20, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- The Vatican denies that anyone from their office “liked” a racy photograph while logged in to Pope Francis’ Instagram account, and has requested that Instagram open an investigation into how or why such a “like” appears to have happened.
Nov 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Pope Francis has called on leaders in Latin America to not politicize the coronavirus pandemic, urging them to seek the common good over personal interest.
Nov 20, 2020 - 06:30 am .- The Vatican Secretary of State said Thursday that “a living and faithful common memory” is an indispensable tool to fight anti-Semitism.
Nov 20, 2020 - 05:30 am .- The Vatican court heard Thursday the questioning of one of the defendants in an ongoing trial of two Italian priests for abuse and cover-up allegedly committed in Vatican City from 2007 to 2012.
Nov 20, 2020 - 04:30 am .- Pope Francis urged members of the Passionist order Thursday to deepen their commitment to “the crucified of our age” as they mark the 300th anniversary of their founding. 
Nov 19, 2020 - 07:00 pm .- A California bishop under a Vatican investigation over his handling of sexual misconduct allegations said Wednesday that he will cooperate with investigators and he supports a process put in place by Pope Francis for the investigation of negligent bishops.
Nov 19, 2020 - 02:15 pm .- La Civiltá Cattolica, the Jesuit-run magazine whose publication is overseen by the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has published an article praising the electoral victory of U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden.
Nov 19, 2020 - 01:50 pm .- The Economy of Francesco summit kicked off Thursday with economist Jeffrey Sachs serving as a mentor for young “changemakers” to create a new world economy. Sachs, who has participated in numerous Vatican events in recent years, is an advocate for population control initiatives calling for the provision of contraception in the developing world, and a supporter of U.N. initiatives that call for universal access to abortion.
Nov 19, 2020 - 11:00 am .- For more than 60 years, Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa has preached the Word of God as a priest -- and he plans to continue doing so, even as he prepares to receive the cardinal’s red hat next week.
Nov 19, 2020 - 07:30 am .- A Vatican bishop said this week that a committee of outside professionals is being created to help keep Holy See investments both ethical and profitable.
Nov 18, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Cardinal Angelo Becciu said Wednesday he is taking legal action against an Italian media outlet for publishing “unfounded accusations” against him.
Nov 18, 2020 - 06:00 am .- Pope Francis pointed to the Blessed Virgin Mary as a model of prayer that transforms restlessness into openness to God’s will in his livestreamed message for the Wednesday general audience.
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