Holy Week 2022
Blessing of house 2022

RSS Vatican News – English

  • Pope Francis prays for victims of Texas shootings
    In a telegram sent to the Archbishop of San Antonio, Texas, Pope Francis offers his prayers and spiritual closeness to all those affected by the tragic shooting attack at the Uvalde elementary school. Read all  
  • Pope: Pray for peace and move forward together in solidarity
    In a message to participants at the 102nd Katholikentag (Catholic Days) event in Stuttgart, Germany, Pope Francis warmly greets them and calls on them to pray for peace and know that "only together do we move forward" so that everyone's life will become richer and more beautiful. Read all  
  • Africa Day 2022 and the continent’s food crisis.
    The African continent commemorates Africa Day on 25 May under the shadow of soaring food prices due to Covid-19, climatic disorders, and the conflict in Ukraine. The AU Chairperson says it is a challenge the country will confront as it did Covid-19. Read all  
  • Cardinal O'Malley sends video message to Italian Bishops' meeting
    In a video message to the General Assembly of the Italian Bishops' Conference, Cardinal Seán O'Malley stresses the importance of working to provide spaces for abused people to be heard and protected: "You have a unique opportunity to develop an honest and non-defensive dialogue with all those involved." Read all  
  • Listening to humanity over the clamour of war
    World Communications Day to be observed on Sunday focuses on the theme of listening and emphasises the urgency of putting the person at the centre of information. As Pope Francis emphasised, there is "no good journalism without the ability to listen'." This is all the more evident during the pandemic and now as the tragic […]
  • Katholikentag: the long history of the German festival of faith
    The 102nd edition of Catholic Days (Katholikentag) opens Wednesday in the German city of Stuttgart, kicking off a five-day celebration marking a unique tradition in Germany and beyond, and offering a positive cultural and ecclesial impact on society. Read all  
  • Pope: World needs a new Christian model of economy
    Before the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis meets 20 members of the Global Solidarity Fund (GSF) and encourages them to continue their commitment for a more inclusive economy in line with the Catholic Social teaching and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Read all