ROME--Pope Francis today celebrated his name day, the Feast of St. George, presiding over morning Mass in the Pauline Chapel within the Apostolic Palace.
ROME-- Pope Francis has unveiled his new spending review, making the decision to cut the bonuses of the five cardinal commissioners who sit on the board of supervision for the IOR or Vatican Bank.
ROME-- Pope Francis has appointed Jose Rodriguez Carballo as the new Secretary of the Congregation for the Institutes of Consecrated life and the Societies of Apostolic Life, the second highest position at the Vatican’s office for the overseeing of religious orders.
ROME-- The Pope marked Holy Thursday with a celebration in St Peter’s Basilica this morning before moving to Casal del Marmo juvenile delinquent centre this afternoon.
ROME -- Pope Francis had an historic meeting with Emeritus pope Benedict XVI at the apostolic summer palace in Castel Gandolfo today.
ROME-- Pope Francis will celebrate Mass on Holy Thursday at the Casa del Marmo juvenile detention centre, the Vatican announced this morning.
ROME-- In one of the galleries of the Vatican, there are a series of stunning 17th century maps covering the whole world then known in Rome.
ROME-- Between 150-200 thousand people from all over the world filled St Peter’s square to celebrate the first mass of Pope Francis’ papacy.
ROME-- He cares about the poor. But he rejects the Marxist Liberation Theology meta-narrative where “the poor” are a class. He knows and has helped poor people in familial ways as individuals. For Pope Francis the beauty is in the details, the white cassock, the small car, riding the bus, carrying his own luggage.
ROME—Clouds of incense and puffs of white smoke are traditionally associated with the ancient rites accompanying the election of a pope, but the cardinals who threw their support behind Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio were seeking to throw off an unpleasant whiff of scandal and hypocrisy.
ROME-- The South Americans, the Italians, and the journalists think the Cardinals chose well, the surprise Pope, Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina.
ROME-- Pope Francis marked his first full day as pontiff with a solemn visit to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome yesterday, underlining the Jesuit's devotion to Mary.
ROME-- Is it a sacred office or a CEO job?