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FACT CHECK: Did 118 participants at the Synod on Synodality really come down with COVID?

Oct 9, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

After consulting doctors, Cardinal Mario Grech said there was no reason to be alarmed about the spread of COVID at... Read more

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

Pope Francis speaks to Italian bishops' conference meeting in Rome on May 24, 2021.

Pope Francis encourages Italian bishops as the conference begins ‘synodal journey’

May 24, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope gave unscripted remarks as he opened the Italian bishops’ spring assembly on May 24, speaking to a conference... Read more

Bishop Paul Tighe.

Analysis: What led to, and what will follow, ‘Lettergate’

Mar 21, 2018

By Andrea Gagliarducci

A new chapter for Vatican media and communications began Apr. 30, 2015, when Pope Francis established a commission of five... Read more

Monsignor Dario Edoardo Viganò, director of Vatican TV.

Vatican TV's new director surprised at his appointment

Jan 24, 2013

The new head of the Vatican Television Center says he was surprised when he was asked to lead one the... Read more


Pope names Brazilian born priest new head of Vatican TV

Jan 22, 2013

In a restructuring of Vatican communication departments, a Brazilian born priest will be the new director of the Vatican TV... Read more