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

Major archbishop: Pope Francis’ day of prayer for Ukraine brings ‘hope of peace’

Jan 26, 2022 / 07:27 am

‘We are grateful to the pope, who heard our voice,’ he told CNA.

Vatican appeal court confirms former IOR officials liable for mismanagement

Jan 21, 2022 / 10:30 am

Paolo Cipriani and Massimo Tulli were ordered to pay around $46 million in compensation.

Top official won’t join Order of Malta reform working group, citing threat to sovereignty

Jan 20, 2022 / 06:25 am

Albrecht von Boeselager announced his decision in a letter to senior officials.

The Order of Malta’s new statutes could dilute its sovereignty forever

Jan 19, 2022 / 04:20 am

The reform process is entering a critical stage.

Is the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith undergoing a general overhaul?

Jan 11, 2022 / 13:01 pm

The exit of the No. 2 person at the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith should be framed in the context of a generational change at the CDF.

Benedict XVI, Munich, and cover-up claims: why an old allegation is resurfacing

Jan 6, 2022 / 10:20 am

The Vatican firmly rejected the assertions in 2010.

Vatican insiders: Reports of Cardinal Peter Turkson's resignation 'credible'

Dec 17, 2021 / 15:44 pm

Various Vatican sources told CNA that a recent report by a traditionalist blog claiming that Cardinal Peter Turkson was set to resign at prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development is "credible."

Amid strikes and protests against Italy’s vaccine rules, a Catholic thinker warns of government overreach

Dec 14, 2021 / 08:45 am

All workers are required to show a Green Pass certificate.

The leader of Afghanistan’s Catholic community longs to return to the country

Nov 29, 2021 / 08:00 am

‘I would not have left the country while even a single sheep was left of my little flock.’

Here’s what Italy’s Cardinal Zuppi said at the launch of a book on the papacy’s future

Nov 25, 2021 / 11:00 am

Many see Zuppi as a possible ‘papabile’ in a future conclave.

Is Pope Francis’ pragmatic approach creating a crisis for canon law?

Nov 19, 2021 / 03:00 am

A new book claims that the Church’s legal framework is being thrown into confusion.

Vatican finance trial: What’s happened so far and where is it heading?

Nov 17, 2021 / 01:00 am

The Vatican’s ‘trial of the century’ is due to resume today.

How Vatican City State’s government is changing under Pope Francis

Nov 9, 2021 / 03:00 am

The appointment of Sr. Raffaella Petrini is a sign.

Vatican cites Pope Francis’ condemnations of gender ideology in letter to pro-life association

Oct 28, 2021 / 06:00 am

The letter was released shortly before the Italian senate blocked a controversial ‘anti-homophobia’ bill.

The Vatican strengthens ties with the world’s oldest Christian nation

Oct 20, 2021 / 02:00 am

A week of high-level meetings has brought the Holy See and Armenia ever closer.

President Biden expected to meet Pope Francis at end of October, sources say

Sep 28, 2021 / 11:40 am

It would be the U.S. president’s first official visit to the Vatican since his inauguration.

Who is going to be No. 2 in the Vatican City State administration?

Sep 28, 2021 / 04:00 am

There are signs that it could be a layman.

Pope Francis visits former ‘Bronx of Slovakia’ transformed by Mother Teresa’s nuns

Sep 13, 2021 / 09:00 am

The pope toured the Bethlehem Center, which has helped the homeless since 1997.

Jan Figel: ‘It’s a pity there is no EU religious freedom envoy anymore’

Sep 10, 2021 / 04:15 am

The Slovakian politician was the first person to hold the post.

Catholic bishop: Slovakia has changed profoundly since last papal visit

Sep 9, 2021 / 07:00 am

The last pope to visit Slovakia was St. John Paul II in 2003.