2025 Jubilee

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Pope Francis presides over Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, June 29, 2024.

‘Open the doors’ of the Church, Pope Francis implores on solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul

Jun 29, 2024

By Kristina Millare

The pope addressed thousands gathered within St. Peter’s Basilica amid renovation projects in preparation for the upcoming 2025 Jubilee Year... Read more

Workers in Rome discovered a centuries-old skeleton during a June 2024 construction dig near the Vatican for one of the building projects for the Catholic Church’s 2025 Jubilee.

Workers discover human skeleton during Jubilee construction dig in Rome

Jun 11, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The skeleton was unearthed during excavations to create an underground motorway that will create a pedestrian-only road to St. Peter’s... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella sat down with EWTN News on April 10, 2024, in Rome.

Pilgrims of hope amid crisis: Archbishop Fisichella on the 2025 Jubilee

Jun 2, 2024

By Andreas Thonhauser

Archbishop Rino Fisichella is the pro-prefect for the Section of New Evangelization of the Dicastery for Evangelization. Read more

Construction projects are underway in Rome as the city prepares for the 2025 Jubilee Year.

Here’s how the city of Rome is preparing for the 2025 Jubilee Year

May 18, 2024

By Kristina Millare

Approximately 358 planned projects in the Lazio region, where Rome is located, are underway in preparation for the 2025 Jubilee... Read more

Pope Francis  announced the start of a Year of Prayer in his Angelus address from the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace on Jan. 21, 2024.

Pope Francis announces Year of Prayer to prepare for 2025 Jubilee

Jan 21, 2024

By Courtney Mares

In his Angelus address, the pope said that a Year of Prayer starting Jan. 21 will be “a year dedicated... Read more

Pope Francis prays during his Wednesday general audience on Nov. 15, 2023.

These are Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for 2024

Jan 2, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The monthly prayer intentions express the Holy Father’s concerns for humanity and the mission of the Catholic Church. Read more

A member of the maintenance crew at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., places a seal on the Holy Door at the basilica after Archbishop Timothy Broglio blessed the seal and doors on Dec. 3, 2023.

Archbishop Broglio sealed the Holy Door at the National Shrine. What is a Holy Door?

Dec 4, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The doors at the entrance to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., will... Read more