Cardinal Angelo De Donatis

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Cardinal Angelo De Donatis.

Diocese of Rome shake-up: Pope Francis transfers vicar to Vatican post

Apr 6, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The reassignment of Cardinal Angelo De Donatis is part of a major reform of the Diocese of Rome by Pope... Read more

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis reflects on the glorious mysteries of the rosary during the Holy Land Peace Vigil on Oct. 15, 2023, in Rome.

Cardinal De Donatis leads faithful in Rome for prayer vigil for peace in the Holy Land

Oct 16, 2023

By Matthew Santucci

The candlelight vigil opened with a prayer for the Holy Land and was followed by a recitation of the rosary. Read more

[L] A screenshot of Father Marko Rupnik giving a talk in February 2022 and [R] Cardinal Angelo De Donatis in 2021.

Cardinal says Rome diocese learned ‘recently’ of Fr. Rupnik accusations

Dec 24, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Diocese of Rome “assures, also in the name of its Bishop, every support necessary for the desirable positive solution... Read more

The official logo of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome.

Vatican unveils schedule for the 2022 World Meeting of Families in June

May 31, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26. Read more

Mass during the 10th annual Populus Summorum Pontificum pilgrimage to Rome, Oct. 29-31, 2021.

Traditionis custodes: Rome diocese bans Traditional Latin Mass for Easter Triduum

Nov 10, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

No other sacraments may be celebrated according to the pre-Vatican II missal except the Mass. Read more

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