Archive for May 15, 2021

St. Peter's Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The Vatican has a commission for healthcare facilities, but there is little trace of it

In 2015, facing scandals in the healthcare sector, Pope Francis established a Pontifical Commission for the Activities of the Public... Read more


By Katie Yoder

Sisters of Life: 'You are irreplaceable', just like the child in the womb

The members of an order of religious sisters are dedicating their lives to sharing the message that every person, from... Read more

A statue of Our Lady in Medjugorje, Bosnia and Herzegovina.?w=200&h=150

Medjugorje to host global rosary marathon for end to pandemic

Catholics gathering in the town on May 15 will offer the rosary “for all migrants.” Read more

Pope Francis sends a video message to the Italian Charismatic Consultation, May 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis thanks charismatic Catholics and evangelicals for offering ‘sign of fraternity’

The pope sent a video message praising the work of the Italian Charismatic Consultation. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Meter association in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis to anti-pedophilia group: ‘Your work is more necessary than ever’

The pope was speaking to members of the Italian Meter association. Read more

Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan is beatified at Rome’s Basilica of St. John Lateran, May 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Polyglot priest beatified after miraculous healing of unborn baby

Francis Mary of the Cross was declared blessed at a Mass at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome. Read more

Pope Francis meets with U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry, May 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

Pope Francis and John Kerry meet at the Vatican

U.S. President Joe Biden’s climate envoy is in Europe ahead of November’s UN Climate Change Conference. Read more