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Logo of the "Museums at Work" initiative taking place in the Vatican Museums

Logo of the "Museums at Work" initiative taking place in the Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums launches “Museums at Work” initiative

21/04/2017 13:47

The Vatican Museums have launched a new scientific-cultural initiative entitled “Museums at Work” to show visitors the process of restoring a work of art, beginning with a 1497 triptych by Viterbo Antonio del Massaro.

 

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 90th Birthday in the Vatican with a party

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI celebrates his 90th Birthday in the Vatican with a party.

Benedict XVI: 90th Birthday Bavarian style

18/04/2017 09:13

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, celebrated his 90th birthday on Monday in the garden of his residence in the Vatican, Mater Ecclesiae.

 

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., speaks during the Celebration of the Lords Passion on Good Friday on April 6, 2012

Fr. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap., speaks during the Celebration of the Lords Passion on Good Friday on April 6, 2012

Fr. Cantalamessa: Passion teaches Cross our only hope

14/04/2017 18:30

Inside, you'll find the full text of Fr. Cantalamessa's prepared remarks, in their official English translation

 

Pope Francis celebrates the Lord's Passion on Good Friday at Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, 25 March 2016

Pope Francis celebrates the Lord's Passion on Good Friday at Saint Peter's Basilica, 25 March 2016

Preacher of Papal Household: Christ's Cross is world's hope

14/04/2017 18:30

Pope Francis presided over the Passion Liturgy in St. Peter’s Basilica on Good Friday, and in keeping with tradition, the Preacher of the Papal Household preached the sermon on the occasion, which this year focused entirely on the Cross of Christ: the only hope of the world

Pope Francis embraces Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano, Prefect of the Secretariat for Communications, during an audience on 28 October 2013

Pope Francis embraces Msgr. Dario Edoardo Vigano, Prefect of the Secretariat for Communications, during an audience on 28 October 2013

Pope appoints 13 consulters to Secretariat for Communications

12/04/2017 15:22

Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed 13 new Consultors for the Vatican's Secretariat for Communications.

 

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Some of the washing machines at new laundry for the poor in Rome

Pope Francis’ Laundry for the poor opens in Rome

10/04/2017 15:52

The first washing machines and tumble dryers for the homeless in Rome whirred into action on Monday as ‘Pope Francis’ Laundry’ opened its doors to provide a much needed service.

 

File photo of Michelangelo's 'Last Judgment' in the Sistine Chapel portion of the Vatican Museums

File photo of Michelangelo's 'Last Judgment' in the Sistine Chapel portion of the Vatican Museums

Vatican Museums offer reduced-price tickets for Rome’s blood donors

07/04/2017 12:32

The Vatican Museums have teamed up with Rome’s Gemelli University Hospital on an initiative aiming to encourage blood donations, entitled “Give blood and follow your artistic inclination”.