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St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis makes changes to the Vatican’s Chapter of St. Peter

Aug 28, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Chapter of St. Peter is group of retired priests who pray and assist in the basilica’s liturgical activities. Read more

Secretary of State of the Holy See Cardinal Pietro Parolin during his official visit to Kiev, 2017.

Pope's cardinal advisors continue to discuss apostolic constitution

Sep 19, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis’ now six-member Council of Cardinal Advisors met this week to continue work on the forthcoming apostolic constitution, incorporating... Read more

A view of the facade of St. Peter's Basilica from the Vaticans Apostolic Palace.

Vatican pens new contract with global auditing firm

Jun 10, 2016

By Elise Harris

After putting a freeze on their contract with external auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers in April, the Vatican has announced a new agreement... Read more

St. Peter's Square.

Vatican: suspended audit not intended to block curial reform

Apr 26, 2016

By Elise Harris

The Vatican clarified Tuesday that the recent suspension of an external audit of Vatican finances by Pricewaterhouse Cooper is due... Read more

Pope Francis.

Is a 'springtime' of leadership blooming for women in the Vatican?

Apr 18, 2015

By Elise Harris

With more opportunities opening for women to take leadership roles in Vatican councils and congregations, women are filling the ranks... Read more

 The Vatican Seal.

How much time does it take to reform the Vatican? A lot

Apr 16, 2015

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Already two years into the reform process of the Roman Curia, progress might seem slow. But cardinals on the Pope's... Read more