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The Vatican flag.

US Catholics gave $13 million to Peter’s Pence collection in 2021

Jun 16, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

US Catholics were the largest contributors to the annual collection. Read more

Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves.

Peter’s Pence donations fell by around 15% in 2021, says Vatican

Jan 28, 2022

By CNA Staff

Peter’s Pence is an annual collection to finance the pope’s charitable works and other priorities. Read more

Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves.

Vatican asks for donations to Peter’s Pence ahead of annual collection

Jun 25, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

In 2020, Catholics gave $52.7 million to Peter's Pence -- down 18% from 2019. Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis postpones Peter’s Pence collection amid pandemic’s economic downturn

Apr 29, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis has postponed this year’s Peter’s Pence collection until next fall as the Vatican confronts the economic consequences of... Read more

Pope Francis.

Pope Francis gives $500,000 to support migrants in Mexico

Apr 29, 2019

Peter’s Pence, a global charitable fund overseen by Pope Francis, will support migrants in limbo in Mexico, the charity has... Read more