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Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for April 30th, 2017

28/04/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for April 30th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

A billboard depicting the Coptic Pope Tawadros II by the side of Pope Francis hangs from the facade of St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.

A billboard depicting the Coptic Pope Tawadros II by the side of Pope Francis hangs from the facade of St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.

Vatican Weekend for April 29th, 2017

28/04/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for April 29th, 2017 features a roundup of the highlights from Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Cairo, plus interviews exploring the background to this trip with three experts on the situation in Egypt. 

Pope Francis prays in front of the Salus Populi Romani icon at Rome's Basilica of St. Mary Major

Pope Francis prays in front of the Salus Populi Romani icon at Rome's Basilica of St. Mary Major

Vatican Weekend for April 23rd, 2017

21/04/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for April 23rd, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and we shine the spotlight on the Marian icon of the Salus Populi Romani and Pope Francis’ well-known devotion to this image.   

Pope Francis waves to crowds at his Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis waves to crowds at his Wednesday general audience

Vatican Weekend for April 22nd, 2017

21/04/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for April 22nd, 2017 features a report on the Pope’s general audience, a U.S. Catholic author talks about his latest book that looks at how to revitalize the Church and we re-listen to the voice of Saint Pope John Paul II.  

File picture of Pope Francis delivering his Urbi et Orbi blessing on Easter Sunday in 2016

File picture of Pope Francis delivering his Urbi et Orbi blessing on Easter Sunday in 2016

Vatican Weekend for April 16th, 2017

13/04/2017 11:00

Vatican Weekend for April 16th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Easter Sunday Gospel reading, plus a timely musical meditation and a couple of spiritual reflections. 

Pope Francis holding a candle as he arrives to preside over the 2016 Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis holding a candle as he arrives to preside over the 2016 Easter Vigil in St. Peter's Basilica.

Vatican Weekend for April 15th, 2017

13/04/2017 10:30

Vatican Weekend for April 15th, 2017 features a reflection on the Easter Vigil, our popular Latin lover Father Foster focuses on the image of light, a reflection on Easter by Mons. Millea and a timely musical meditation.

Pope Francis tries on a new skullcap during his Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis tries on a new skullcap during his Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for April 9th, 2017

07/04/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for April 9th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading plus our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

An Egyptian woman standing in front of a poster depicting Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Egypt.

An Egyptian woman standing in front of a poster depicting Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Egypt.

Vatican Weekend for April 8th, 2017

07/04/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for April 8th, 2017 features a report on the Pope’s general audience, a look ahead to the papal visit to Egypt, a Lenten reflection on fickleness, Jesus’ agony in the Garden and a reflection on the Good Samaritan.