Andrea Gagliarducci

Andrea Gagliarducci

Andrea Gagliarducci is an Italian journalist for Catholic News Agency and Vatican analyst for ACI Stampa. He is a contributor to the National Catholic Register.

Articles by Andrea Gagliarducci

How does the new Vatican constitution affect the Secretariat of State?

May 19, 2022 / 05:12 am

Cardinal Parolin outlined the changes at a ‘Praedicate evangelium study day’ in Rome.

The Vatican and Moneyval: What’s changed?

May 13, 2022 / 06:18 am

A European anti-money-laundering watchdog Moneyval has upgraded the Vatican’s status.

What’s the future of Catholic-Russian Orthodox relations?

May 9, 2022 / 05:35 am

Pope Francis appears to have burned ecumenical bridges with Moscow. Vatican Cardinal Kurt Koch is seeking to rebuild them.

Pope Francis narrows choice for next leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops

May 3, 2022 / 11:52 am

The pope said that ‘an authoritative cardinal’ should lead the influential bishops’ conference.

Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill: Who could host their 2nd summit?

Apr 27, 2022 / 12:15 pm

A meeting is off for now, but where could the two men eventually meet?

Pope Francis has begun a wave of new appointments at the Vatican

Apr 26, 2022 / 11:45 am

The new Vatican constitution will come into force in June.

Cardinal Parolin discusses the future of Vatican diplomacy

Apr 19, 2022 / 03:00 am

In the final part of an exclusive interview, the Vatican Secretary of State discusses threats to religious freedom.

How the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church spread worldwide

Apr 15, 2022 / 06:00 am

In 1946, the Church’s very existence was threatened. Today, it is thriving worldwide.

Why the pope’s representative in Kyiv is fighting ‘fake news’

Apr 13, 2022 / 07:20 am

The nunciature denied claims that Vladimir Putin has accounts at the ‘Vatican bank.’

Cardinal Parolin says religion is fundamental to promoting peace

Apr 12, 2022 / 04:45 am

In Part 4 of an exclusive interview, the Vatican Secretary of State speaks about peace, reconciliation and ecumenical challenges.

Cardinal Parolin says he hopes Vatican-China deal can be tweaked

Apr 11, 2022 / 05:40 am

In Part 3 of an exclusive interview, the Vatican Secretary of State looks ahead to the deal’s renewal in October.

Does the new Vatican document on Catholic schools change anything?

Apr 11, 2022 / 02:45 am

The recent Vatican instruction was in the works for years.

Cardinal Parolin says that curial reform might not be over

Apr 8, 2022 / 04:10 am

In Part 2 of an exclusive interview, the Vatican Secretary of State discusses the future of his powerful dicastery in the Roman Curia.

Cardinal Parolin: Ukraine has the right to defend itself, but arms shipments could cause ‘terrible’ escalation

Apr 7, 2022 / 10:34 am

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state, discussed the Holy See's diplomatic efforts to stop the fighting in Ukraine in an exclusive interview with CNA.

Are there any big changes in the authoritative version of the new Vatican constitution?

Apr 4, 2022 / 06:10 am

The Vatican published the editio typica of its constitution on March 31.

Behind the Order of Malta’s reform debate is a clash of two visions

Mar 31, 2022 / 04:42 am

Pope Francis will decide which of the two world views prevails.

Who will be the next leader of Italy’s Catholic bishops’ conference?

Mar 29, 2022 / 03:45 am

The choice will ultimately be made by Pope Francis.

Will an Italian convent be closed for opposition to COVID-19 vaccines?

Mar 28, 2022 / 06:45 am

The Vatican carried out an inspection of the Monastery of Santa Caterina in Perugia.

Praedicate evangelium: Things you might have missed in the new Vatican constitution

Mar 21, 2022 / 06:00 am

The new constitution marks a significant change in the philosophy underlying the Roman Curia.

Why does Pope Francis inaugurate the Vatican City State’s judicial year?

Mar 17, 2022 / 05:30 am

Previously, the judicial year was inaugurated by the president of the Vatican City State Tribunal.