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A cat is stranded in the colonnade surrounding St. Peter’s Square.

Cat-astrophe averted: Vatican firefighters save feline stuck on colonnade above St. Peter’s Square

Feb 15, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Several earlier attempts to rescue the feline were unsuccessful. Read more

Margaret from The Pope's Cat looking out on the Square. Illustration by Roy Deleon, courtesy of Paraclete Press.

The Pope's Cat: New book series introduces kids to papal office, Rome

Mar 18, 2018

By Mary Farrow

Margaret, the fictional stray cat adopted by a fictional Pope in a new children’s book series, gets an up-close and... Read more