2025 Jubilee Year

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Pope Francis presides over Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica on the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, June 29, 2024.

‘Open the doors’ of the Church, Pope Francis implores on solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul

Jun 29, 2024

By Kristina Millare

The pope addressed thousands gathered within St. Peter’s Basilica amid renovation projects in preparation for the upcoming 2025 Jubilee Year... Read more

Pope Francis gazes over the ancient ruins of the Roman Forum with Rome Mayor Roberto Gualtieri during a visit to Rome’s historic Capitoline Hill on June 10, 2024.

Pope Francis reflects on Roman Empire in visit to ancient Capitoline Hill

Jun 10, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The pope made the trip to the Capitoline Hill to speak to local government officials on June 10 in the... Read more

Archbishop Rino Fisichella sat down with EWTN News on April 10, 2024, in Rome.

Pilgrims of hope amid crisis: Archbishop Fisichella on the 2025 Jubilee

Jun 2, 2024

By Andreas Thonhauser

Archbishop Rino Fisichella is the pro-prefect for the Section of New Evangelization of the Dicastery for Evangelization. Read more

Pope Francis opens the Holy Doors at St. Peter's Basilica to begin the Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015.

How to obtain a plenary indulgence during the 2025 Jubilee

May 13, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The decree provides Catholics with the opportunity to gain indulgences by making pilgrimages, prayerfully visiting churches, or practicing works of... Read more

Pope Francis at vespers following the proclamation of the papal bull “Spes Non Confudit,” meaning “Hope does not disappoint,” at the Vatican, Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Full Text of ‘Spes Non Confundit,’ papal bull for the 2025 Jubilee Year

May 9, 2024

By Pope Francis

The pope presided over a formal reading of the Jubilee’s Papal Bull of Indiction in the atrium of St. Peter’s... Read more

Pope Francis addresses the crowd at the proclamation of the papal bull “Spes Non Confudit,” meaning “Hope Does Not Disappoint,” at the Vatican on Thursday, May 9, 2024.

Pope Francis proclaims 2025 Jubilee papal bull: ‘Hope does not disappoint’

May 9, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The papal bull declares that the Jubilee will officially begin with the opening of the Holy Door of St. Peter’s... Read more

Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias of Angola’s Archdiocese of Luanda.

Angola archdiocese announces monthly Eucharistic adoration ahead of Church’s 2025 Jubilee

May 5, 2024

By João Vissesse

Eucharistic adoration facilitates “a true encounter with Christ,” said Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias of Luanda, Angola. Read more

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

Archbishop Timothy Broglio blesses the doors to be used as a Holy Door for the 2025 Jubilee Year at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 3, 2023.

Holy Door sealed at nation’s largest Catholic church

Dec 4, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A Holy Door, which is traditionally sealed prior to jubilee years, provides special graces for pilgrims who walk through them. Read more

The Vatican Museums.

Vatican Museums announce new hours, ticket price, and entrance

Nov 10, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The museums have announced a series of novelties beginning both this month and after the new year, in anticipation of... Read more


Rome announces major construction project in preparation for 2025 Jubilee Year

Jul 28, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

In anticipation of the Catholic Church’s 2025 Jubilee Year, the city of Rome presented a major infrastructure project Friday.  Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square on June 28, 2023.

Vatican to collect stories of Christian martyrs killed since 2000

Jul 5, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

“To all of them we owe a great debt and cannot forget them,” Pope Francis said. Read more

Pope Francis opens the Holy Doors at St. Peter's Basilica to begin the Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015.

Rome prepares for 35 million pilgrims during 2025 Jubilee Year

May 18, 2023

By Hannah Brockhaus

The Vatican and the city of Rome are expecting an estimated 35 million people to flock to the Eternal City... 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