Archbishop Christophe Pierre

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Cardinal Matteo Zuppi and U.S. President Joe Biden.

Cardinal Zuppi meets with Biden to discuss humanitarian work in Ukraine

Jul 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The pope’s special envoy met with President Joe Biden Tuesday evening to discuss the Vatican’s humanitarian efforts in war-torn Ukraine. Read more

Archbishop Robert Prevost and Archbishop Christophe Pierre were among the 21 named cardinals by Pope Francis on Sunday, July 9, 2023.

Meet the two new cardinals with ties to the U.S. 

Jul 10, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Pope Francis named 21 new cardinals Sunday, two of whom have deep ties to the Church in the United States. Read more

Pope Francis creates new cardinals at a consistory in St. Peter’s Basilica on Oct. 5, 2019.

Pope Francis names 21 new cardinals, including Archbishop Fernández

Jul 9, 2023

By Courtney Mares

Since his election in 2013, Pope Francis has created 121 cardinals from 66 countries at eight consistories. Read more

Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop Borys Gudziak addresses the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C., on March 14, 2023.

National Catholic Prayer Breakfast speakers address attacks on human dignity

Mar 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Addressing an audience of over 1,000, Ukrainian Greek Catholic Archbishop Borys Gudziak brought attention to the human toll of the... Read more

Monsignor Erik Varden (right), a Cistercian monk who is also the bishop of Trondheim, Norway, fielded questions about his book “The Shattering of Loneliness” from Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the apostolic nuncio to the United States, at this year's New York Encounter on Feb. 17–19, 2023.

At New York Encounter: A monk turned bishop shares the roadmap of his spiritual journey

Feb 22, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

A highlight of this year’s event was a conversation between a Catholic monk and a top papal diplomat that explored... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the papal nuncio to the United States, addresses the U.S. bishops and their annual fall assembly on Nov. 15, 2022, in Baltimore.

Pope Francis wants an ‘evangelical church’ in the United States, papal nuncio says

Nov 15, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Archbishop Christophe Pierre said that the Holy Father desires the image of “a poor Church for the poor.” Read more

Pope Francis prays before the tomb of St. Paul VI in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica, Nov. 2, 2020.

Pope Francis prays for victims of Florida building collapse

Jun 26, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Pope Francis on Saturday offered prayers and condolences to all those affected by a deadly condominium building collapse in Florida... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, addresses the USCCB's 2020 Fall General Assembly.

Nuncio urges US bishops to unity in Christ

Jun 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Following the Covid-19 pandemic the Church needs to dialogue with an aim of unity, and emphasize the importance of Christ,... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre addresses the USCCB Fall General Assembly.

US nuncio to USCCB: To heal society’s wounds, Catholics must be Good Samaritans

Nov 16, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Catholics need to be Good Samaritans to those wounded both by the coronavirus pandemic and by social conflict, the papal... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, was the celebrant at the 2019 Mass for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 18, 2019.

'We are the Church' - Archbishop Christophe Pierre reflects on the pandemic

Apr 16, 2020

By JD Flynn

Archbishop Christophe Pierre spoke with CNA about living the Catholic faith during the coronavirus pandemic.  Read more

Priests and Catholics at the Youth Mass for Life 2020.

Youth Mass for Life told to 'give back our life to the One to whom it belongs'

Jan 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Mass, preceded by a youth rally, was attended by an estimated 18,000 teenagers and young adults from more than... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncios to the US, speaks in Rimini, Italy, Aug. 19, 2018.

US nuncio: Francis' 'pastoral thrust' must reach Americans

Nov 11, 2019

By Ed Condon

The Apostolic Nuncio to the United States told the nation’s bishops that their commitment to evangelization is the measure of... Read more

Msgr Walter Erbi, chargé d'affaires at the apostolic nunciature in Washington, delivers the remarks of Archbishop Christophe Pierre to the USCCB Spring General Assembly in Baltimore, June 11, 2019.

Nuncio recommends synodality, 'walking together' to US bishops

Jun 11, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops 2019 Spring General Assembly kicked off in Baltimore Tuesday with a brief address... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre at the Youth Rally and Mass for Life, Washington, DC.

'You are renewing American society' nuncio tells Mass for Life

Jan 18, 2019

More than 18,000 pro-life marchers filled the Capital One Arena in downtown Washington January 18 for the annual Youth Rally... Read more

Pro-life demonstrators awaits the Supreme in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, 2016.

Apostolic nuncio, not Wuerl, will celebrate Mass for Life

Jan 16, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Cardinal Donald Wuerl will not celebrate the Jan. 18 Mass for Life, to be held at a youth rally before... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, delivers the opening keynote at the National V Encuentro in Grapevine, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018.

Apostolic Nuncio: Bishops need to regain trust of their faithful

Nov 12, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Bishops in the United States need to work hard to regain the trust of their flocks and combat a culture... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, delivers the opening keynote at the National V Encuentro in Grapevine, Texas, Sept. 20, 2018.

US nuncio to Encuentro: Missionaries must first know the joy of Christ

Sep 21, 2018

By Mary Farrow

A missionary disciple is one who has encountered Christ personally and is then able to bring him to others, Archbishop... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US, speaks at the Rimini Meeting, Aug. 19, 2018.

Authentic Christianity changes culture, US nuncio says

Aug 20, 2018

Many have forgotten that authentic Christianity has a positive influence on history and brings about greater human fulfillment, Archbishop Christophe... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States.

Apostolic nuncio encourages US bishops in 'listening'

Jun 13, 2018

By Carl Bunderson

Speaking to the US bishops’ spring meeting on Wednesday, Archbishop Christophe Pierre urged the importance of listening: to youth, to... Read more

Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the US.

Be missionary disciples of Christ, apostolic nuncio encourages US bishops

Nov 13, 2017

By Carl Bunderson

On the opening day of the US bishops' plenary assembly, Archbishop Christophe Pierre addressed the gathering, encouraging them to prioritize... Read more