Vatican - Latest News :: Catholic News Agency (CNA)
Vatican - Latest News
Oct 21, 2020 - 06:10 am .- A Vatican official challenged the security theory of nuclear deterrence as immoral at the United Nations this week and called for “genuine progress” toward complete nuclear disarmament.
Oct 17, 2020 - 06:59 am .- The Holy See press office said Saturday a resident of the Vatican hotel where Pope Francis also lives has tested positive for COVID-19.
Oct 16, 2020 - 10:15 am .- A new coin minted by the Vatican City State depicts a woman carrying the earth in her womb. The artist who designed the coin, which commemorates Earth Day, has said the design was his response to the ecological theme he was commissioned to portray.
Oct 16, 2020 - 04:00 am .- The coronavirus crisis has made the international community’s goal of eradicating poverty by 2030 even harder to achieve, a Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday
Oct 15, 2020 - 05:30 am .- Pope Francis named a new prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints Thursday after Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s dramatic resignation from the post last month.
Oct 14, 2020 - 09:01 am .- At the first hearing of an abuse trial Wednesday, the Vatican court heard the charges against two Italian priests, one accused of using violence and his authority to commit sexual abuse for a number of years, and the second accused of impeding investigations into the abuse.
Oct 13, 2020 - 06:00 am .- The Vatican’s criminal court is expected to begin this week the trial of two Italian priests, one accused of sexual abuse at a pre-seminary inside Vatican City, and the second accused of covering up the crime while serving as the seminary’s rector.
Oct 9, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- A Vatican representative called Wednesday for the cancelation of the debt of poor countries facing a “triple economic shock” as a result of the coronavirus crisis. 
Oct 7, 2020 - 06:00 am .- A Vatican representative told the United Nations Tuesday that the Holy See was “deeply concerned” by moves “to reinterpret the very foundations of human rights.”
Oct 2, 2020 - 09:00 am .- A female Vatican official told the United Nations Thursday that resources that could be invested in basic healthcare, nutrition, and sanitation for impoverished women are instead allotted to reproductive health and “so-called new rights.”
Sep 28, 2020 - 04:40 pm .- In an exclusive interview with CNA ahead of his visit to the Vatican this week, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he plans to discuss human rights abuses in China, and urge Vatican officials to speak about religious persecution there.
Sep 10, 2020 - 09:30 am .- A Vatican representative denounced the “scourge of corruption” at a meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Thursday.
Aug 29, 2020 - 09:36 am .- The Vatican is publishing a new book collecting Pope Francis’ notable speeches to athletes of all kinds, and which includes the testimonies of three professional athletes.
Aug 27, 2020 - 01:00 pm .- In an interview Thursday, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State, spoke about uncovering financial scandal, saying that hiding scandal increases and entrenches it.
Jul 24, 2020 - 01:08 pm .- Fr. Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus Catholic fraternal organization, will be beatified on October 31, the Congregation for the Causes of Saints has announced. 
Jul 21, 2020 - 03:30 am .- Pope Francis made a surprise visit Monday to a sports camp for the children of Vatican employees.
Jun 10, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- An anonymous alleged sexual abuse victim of former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick says he and other alleged victims have been working with the Vatican to fact-check the comprehensive dossier on McCarrick’s misdeeds.
Jun 6, 2020 - 09:09 am .- The Vatican said Saturday the city state no longer has any active positive cases among employees, after a 12th person had tested positive in early May.
Jun 5, 2020 - 04:00 am .- A video streaming platform is being launched next week showcasing on-demand Catholic content, including films co-produced by Vatican Media.
May 30, 2020 - 09:00 am .- After weeks stuck indoors, the children of Vatican employees will be able to stretch their legs, and grow in their faith, at a sports camp hosted inside the Vatican this summer.

Latest Videos:

Follow us: