Prefecture of the Papal Household

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Cardinal Raymond Burke at EWTN's studio in Rome during the canonization of St. John Paul II and St. John XXIII.

Pope Francis reportedly takes Vatican apartment, salary from Cardinal Burke

Nov 28, 2023

By Jonathan Liedl

The pope reportedly said that Cardinal Raymond Burke was a source of “disunity” in the Church. Read more

Pope Francis receives Argentine President Alberto Fernández in a private audience at the Vatican on Jan. 31. 2020.

What happens when the pope receives a head of state?

Aug 27, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

There is a remarkable amount of hidden choreography behind the scenes. Read more

Archbishop Georg Gänswein, pictured March 12, 2016.

Archbishop Gänswein ‘better’ and grateful for prayers after hospitalization

Sep 17, 2020

Archbishop Georg Gänswein is expected to leave hospital Thursday.   Read more

Archbishop Georg Gänswein, pictured March 27, 2019.

Archbishop Gänswein hospitalized ‘with severe kidney problems’

Sep 11, 2020

Archbishop Georg Gänswein, prefect of the papal household and personal secretary to Benedict XVI, has been hospitalized in Rome.   Read more

Archbishop Georg Ganswein speak to Pope Francis on Jan. 15, 2020.

Vatican has 'no information' on Gänswein leave of absence report

Feb 5, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

After a German Catholic weekly reported that Archbishop Georg Gänswein was asked to take a leave of absence from his... Read more