Cardinal Angelo De Donatis

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The bronze statue of St. Peter inside St. Peter’s Basilica.

Limited in-person attendance at 2022 World Meeting of Families due to COVID-19

Sep 30, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The meeting will be held in Rome on June 22-26, 2022. Read more

Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan is beatified at Rome’s Basilica of St. John Lateran, May 15, 2021.

Polyglot priest beatified after miraculous healing of unborn baby

May 15, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Francis Mary of the Cross was declared blessed at a Mass at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome. Read more

Cardinal Kevin Farrell, prefect of the Vatican Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life.

Vatican unveils official prayer of 2022 World Meeting of Families

Apr 22, 2021

By CNA Staff

The 10th World Meeting of Families will take place June 22-26, 2022. Read more

The grotto at Lourdes where Our Lady appeared.

Pope Francis asks for prayers from cardinal on pilgrimage to Lourdes

Aug 24, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis called an Italian cardinal heading to Lourdes on pilgrimage Monday to ask for his prayers at the shrine... Read more

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis.

Rome’s De Donatis is first cardinal known to have coronavirus

Mar 30, 2020

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, vicar general of the Diocese of Rome, has tested positive for coronavirus.  Read more

St. Peter's Basilica.

Rome's churches closed, then opened again. What happened?

Mar 13, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Less than one day after the Diocese of Rome closed all Roman churches to the public, the cardinal who oversees... Read more

The Church of Saints Dominic and Sixtus.

Churches in Rome can reopen for private prayer

Mar 13, 2020

By Courtney Mares

Less than one day after the Diocese of Rome issued a decree to close all churches to the public, the... Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims before the Wednesday general audience in St. Peter's Square on Feb. 26, 2020.

‘Worship of initiatives’ is replacing faith, Pope Francis warns priests

Feb 27, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Priests risk losing their ministry as pastors and teachers of the faith when they become “suffocated” by management problems, Pope... Read more