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Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the chapel of the Casa Santa Marta on May 1, 2020, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker.

Pope Francis: There is an urgent need for ‘spiritual fatherhood’ today

Jan 13, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The pope discussed his devotion to St. Joseph in an interview with L’Osservatore Romano. Read more

Founder, editorial board resign from Vatican women’s magazine

Mar 26, 2019

By Hannah Brockhaus

The founder and entire editorial board of a women’s magazine published by the Vatican newspaper L’Osservatore Romano have quit over... Read more

A view of St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, Jan. 25, 2015.

Vatican weekly paper gets a facelift

Jan 11, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Tuesday, the Vatican unveiled a “new and improved” weekly edition of its newspaper, L’Osservatore Romano, which will begin with... Read more

View of St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican paper blasts Charlie Hebdo cover as 'insulting' to all faiths

Jan 7, 2016

By Elise Harris

One year after the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris that left 12 dead, the Vatican daily newspaper has condemned the... Read more

The website of L'Osservatore Romano was re-vamped in December, 2013.

Vatican media reform committee to make first proposals by Easter

Oct 1, 2014

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Having met for the first time last week, the committee to reform the Vatican's media and communications will continue to... Read more

Broadcast van of the Vatican Television Center, the Holy See's t.v. station, Nov. 16, 2010.

Two firms hired to advise Vatican on communications, finance

Dec 19, 2013

The Vatican has hired two international consulting firms to modernize Holy See communications and to improve financial procedures throughout the... Read more

A view of L'Osservatore Romano's new website.

Vatican newspaper launches redesigned website

Dec 19, 2013

L'Osservatore Romano, the Vatican's newspaper, unveiled its revamped website Dec. 17, meant to broaden the reach of the paper and... Read more


Our Sunday Visitor becomes English distributor for Vatican newspaper

Jul 19, 2012

The world's largest English-language Catholic publisher, Our Sunday Visitor, has reached an exclusive deal to distribute a translated edition of... Read more