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Rome - Latest News
Oct 1, 2020 - 08:10 am .- The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the Holy See’s top diplomats had a “respectful” exchange of views on China, the Vatican said Thursday. 
Oct 1, 2020 - 06:00 am .- While the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the Church to speak out about human rights abuses in China this week, the Vatican’s top diplomats chose to focus their remarks at the same conference on an area of agreement with the current U.S. administration: the necessity of protecting freedom of conscience and religious voices in the public square.
Sep 30, 2020 - 11:00 am .- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in Rome Wednesday that the Chinese government is the world’s worst persecutor of religious believers and that the Church is in a unique position to stand up for those whose religious freedom is being oppressed.
Sep 30, 2020 - 08:00 am .- Cardinal George Pell arrived in Rome Wednesday as financial scandals continue to cast a shadow over the Vatican.
Sep 16, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- At a time when many universities in the U.S. are only offering online classes this fall, American students from two Catholic colleges arrive in Rome this week to study abroad.
Sep 8, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- The Vatican has decreed that Fr. Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan, founder of the Salvatorians, will be beatified May 15, 2021, at the Archbasilica of St. John Lateran in Rome.
Sep 8, 2020 - 10:30 am .- Under the nearly 2,000-year-old dome of Rome’s Pantheon and above the relics of early Christian martyrs, the melodies of Johann Sebastian Bach and other composers are being performed on the organ this month in an effort to use beauty to reconnect people with the mystery of God.
Sep 8, 2020 - 04:00 am .- New priest César Izquierdo knows God is calling him to serve the Catholic population of central Washington. And with his newly completed degree and an assignment from his bishop, he’s ready. All he needs is a visa.    
Aug 28, 2020 - 04:00 am .- Pope Francis made a surprise visit to the Basilica of St. Augustine on Thursday to pray at the tomb of St. Monica.
Jul 22, 2020 - 03:21 pm .- There are many Catholic churches in Rome, but few can boast of having been built through the contributions of Catholics around the world as a gift to the pope.
Jun 19, 2020 - 08:45 am .- The trustees of the Pontifical Irish College decided last week that the national seminary in Rome will no longer host men studying for the priesthood in Ireland, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year.
May 30, 2020 - 09:30 am .- Pope Francis has praised Rome’s priests for remaining close to their flocks as the coronavirus pandemic ravaged Italy.
May 28, 2020 - 12:00 pm .- Walking toward St. Peter’s Square, one sees sign after sign posted on the closed doors of religious gift shops and other local businesses with large red letters stating: “Without help from the government, we cannot reopen.”
May 21, 2020 - 11:15 am .- With restrictions still in place to control the transmission of the coronavirus, Rome’s annual pro-life march will take place online this year.
Apr 14, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A pastor at a church in Rome offered Easter Mass from the roof of the church so nearby parishioners could participate from their balconies and windows during the coronavirus lockdown in Italy.
Apr 11, 2020 - 09:00 am .- As Christians reflect on the reality of the passion, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ during these three momentous days, several Catholics living in Rome have recalled their favorite memories of the Easter Triduum in the Eternal City.
Dec 20, 2019 - 07:42 am .- Pope Francis Friday made a surprise visit to a high school in Rome, where he spoke to about 800 students and answered questions about war, peace, and the coexistence of different cultures and religions.
Jul 14, 2019 - 04:08 pm .- On an island in Rome’s Tiber River, there is a basilica devoted to the Christian martyrs of the 20th century, the bloodiest century in the history of the Catholic Church.
Jul 11, 2019 - 05:45 am .- Before St. Benedict left for Subiaco, he studied in Rome, where today there is a little-known chapel built on the site believed to be his former residence.
Apr 28, 2019 - 07:49 am .- Located just steps from St. Peter’s Basilica, Santo Spirito in Sassia is Rome’s official Divine Mercy church.

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