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Pope Francis at the general audience at St. Peter's Square on Oct. 18, 2023.

Pope Francis stresses need to put Jesus at the center of our lives

Oct 18, 2023

By Matthew Santucci

At the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square Oct. 18, the pope announced that Oct. 27... Read more

Photograph of a girl at the border with Ukraine, part of the “Women’s Cry” photo exposition at the Vatican during the month of May 2023.

‘Women’s Cry’ photo exposition at Vatican depicts suffering of women throughout the world

The photo exhibition will be on display during the month of May in St. Peter’s Square. Read more

Prayer for Mary in St. Peter's Basilica on May 11, 2022

PHOTOS: Pilgrims honor Mary in St. Peter’s Basilica

May 12, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

On Wednesdays in May, the basilica is hosting a prayer service honoring Mary. Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin celebrates Mass for Peace in Ukraine at St. Peter’s Basilica, March 16, 2022.

Vatican cardinal celebrates Mass for peace in Ukraine

Mar 16, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Russia’s ambassador to the Holy See attended the Mass. Read more

Archbishop Grzegorz Ryś of Łódź, Poland, celebrates Mass at St. John Paul II’s tomb in St. Peter’s Basilica, Feb. 24, 2022.

PHOTOS: Polish Catholics pray for end to Ukraine conflict at St. John Paul II’s tomb

Feb 25, 2022

By CNA Staff

John Paul II was the first pope in modern times to visit Ukraine. Read more

Progetto Arca’s mobile kitchen in Rome.

Food truck for the homeless arrives at the Vatican

Feb 18, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

Volunteers will distribute meals to people living on the streets around St. Peter’s Basilica Read more

Construction begins on 2018 Vatican Nativity scene.

Artists begin work on Vatican Christmas nativity – out of sand

Nov 17, 2018

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican’s nativity scene will be a little bit different this year. In a departure from the traditional Neapolitan or... Read more