Francis appoints first female secretary-general

- 5 November 2021 1

Sr Raffaela Petrini with Pope Francis (VaticanMedia) Sr Raffaella, 52, is the first woman to be appointed as the number two official at the Vatican ... Read More

Vatican: More women ambassadors to the Holy See

- 19 July 2021 0

British ambassador to the Holy See, Sally Jane Axworthy, during her farewell audience with Pope Francis in June 2021 During the recent strict lockdown imposed ... Read More

Vatican embezzlement trial: Cardinal Angelo Becciu among 10 charged

- 5 July 2021 0

Cardinal Giovanni Angelo Becciu had been a close adviser to Pope Francis A Vatican judge has ordered 10 people, including an Italian cardinal, to stand ... Read More

Pope to Filipino College: Have a ‘prophetic gaze’ on future

- 23 March 2021 0

Pope receives community of the Pontifical Filipino College (Vatican Media) Pope Francis tells the community of the Pontifical Filipino College in Rome they should “know ... Read More

Pope establishes World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

- 1 February 2021 0

Pope Francis has decided to institute a Church-wide celebration of a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly. Starting this year, it will be held ... Read More

Vatican opens archives on Pope Pius XII

- 3 March 2020 0

The Holy See has opened its archives on the pontificate of Pius XII, offering researchers the opportunity to shed light on a dark period in ... Read More

Networks, not division: Pope chooses 2019 Communications Day theme

- 30 May 2019 0

This is the theme chosen by the Holy Father Francis for the 53rd World Communications Day, to be held in 2019: «We are members one ... Read More