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Pope Francis  announced the start of a Year of Prayer in his Angelus address from the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace on Jan. 21, 2024.

Pope Francis announces Year of Prayer to prepare for 2025 Jubilee

Jan 21, 2024

By Courtney Mares

In his Angelus address, the pope said that a Year of Prayer starting Jan. 21 will be “a year dedicated... Read more

Curtis Martin, founder of the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS), meets Pope Francis in 2022. Martin was named April 25, 2023, to an advisory group of 14 consultors to advise the members of the Dicastery for Evangelization.

Pope Francis names several Americans to Dicastery for Evangelization

Apr 27, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

How can Catholics evangelize? Americans picked by Pope Francis will offer their ideas to the evangelization body. Read more

Archbishop Fortunatus Nwachukwu.

Meet the new Nigerian secretary for the Vatican Dicastery for Evangelization

Mar 21, 2023

By Courtney Mares

The Nigerian archbishop was recently appointed by Pope Francis as a secretary for the Vatican’s Dicastery for Evangelization. Read more

A three-day conference Nov. 16–18, 2022, highlighted the Congregation of Propaganda Fide’s missionary work around the world, spanning four centuries.

Vatican conference examines history of 400-year-old Congregation of Propaganda Fide

Nov 19, 2022

By Leonardo Colon

A three-day conference at the Vatican this week sought to examine the centuries-long history of this department, including its global... Read more

The logo of the 2025 Jubilee. The Vatican's Dicastery for Evangelization is organizing the Catholic Church's next Holy Year around the theme "Pilgrims of Hope."

Vatican holds contest to choose music for official hymn of 2025 Jubilee Year

Sep 17, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The original musical composition should include a score for voice and organ, the Vatican said. Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, presents the logo for the 2025 Jubilee Year, June 28, 2022.

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year logo unveiled after global competition

Jun 28, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican evangelization chief unveiled on Tuesday the winning logo of the 2025 Jubilee Year, chosen after a worldwide competition. Read more