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St. Peter's Basilica. Bohumil Petrik/CNA

Pope Francis appoints ‘ecclesiastical assistant’ for Vatican communications

Jun 16, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Fr. Luigi Maria Epicoco, 40, is the author of more than 20 books. Read more

Pope Francis speaks to Italian bishops' conference meeting in Rome on May 24, 2021.

Pope Francis encourages Italian bishops as the conference begins ‘synodal journey’

May 24, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The pope gave unscripted remarks as he opened the Italian bishops’ spring assembly on May 24, speaking to a conference... Read more

Pope Francis gives an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing from the entrance of St. Peter’s Basilica March 27, 2020

Book marks 1st anniversary of Pope Francis’ Urbi et Orbi blessing as pandemic swept world

Mar 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

The Vatican Dicastery for Communication has released a book marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ extraordinary “Urbi et Orbi”... Read more

Paolo Ruffini speaks June 30 at a virtual conference sponsored by the Catholic Press Association.

Vatican's communications head urges Catholic journalists to build unity

Jun 30, 2020

The head of the Vatican’s communications office told Catholic journalists on Tuesday that Catholic media should focus on promoting unity... Read more