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Pope Francis received an audience with President Mattarella on Dec. 16, 2021.

Pope Francis to Italian president: Italy faces ‘crucial choices for the life of the country’

Jul 23, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis sent birthday greetings to Italian President Sergio Mattarella and thanked him for his dedicated service amid "not a... Read more

President Sergio Mattarella enters the Vatican for an audience with Pope Francis on Dec. 16, 2021.

Pope Francis congratulates Italy’s president on re-election

Jan 30, 2022

By Courtney Mares

Sergio Mattarella, 80, was elected for a second seven-year term as Italy's president on Saturday. Read more

Fr. Roberto Malgesini.

Slain Catholic priest awarded Italy’s highest honor for civil valor

Oct 8, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The president of Italy conferred the highest honor for civil valor Wednesday upon Fr. Roberto Malgesini, a priest who was... Read more

Italian President Sergio Mattarella lights a candle for peace in Loreto Sept. 8, 2020.

Italian president visits Loreto on Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Sep 8, 2020

By Courtney Mares

The Italian president and a senior Vatican official visited the Holy House of Loreto Tuesday for the Feast of the Nativity... Read more

Sergio Mattarella, who was elected president of Italy Jan. 31, 2015.

Could Italy's new president turn the spotlight on Catholic social teaching?

Feb 2, 2015

Saturday's election of Sergio Mattarella as Italy's president is an affirmation of the social commitment of Catholics in public policy,... Read more