Scenes from the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

- 6 January 2023 0

Archbishop Georg Gänswein (right), the longtime personal secretary for Benedict XVI, kneels to kiss the book of the Gospels atop the coffin of the pope ... Read More

Pope appeals for prayers and closeness to people of Ukraine

- 22 September 2022 0

Picking up the pieces after a bombardment in Ukraine Speaking at the conclusion of the Wednesday General Audience, Pope Francis asks everyone to be close ... Read More

Mourners pray for soul of Queen at funeral in Westminster Abbey

- 20 September 2022 0

The funeral of Queen Elizabeth II in Westminster Abbey The state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II took place on Monday at London’s Westminster Abbey with ... Read More

Pope Francis says he will appoint women to Dicastery for Bishops

- 8 July 2022 0

Pope Francis with Sister Raffaella Petrini, F.S.E., the Secretary General of the Governorate of the Vatican City State Pope Francis has announced his intention to ... Read More

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