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Pope Francis meets disabled children at the University Children Hospital on July 29, 2016 in Krakow-Prokocim.

Pope Francis meets disabled children at the University Children Hospital on July 29, 2016 in Krakow-Prokocim as part of Pope's visit to the World Youth Days (WYD)

Shining the spotlight on Catechesis and Persons with Disabilities

20/10/2017 18:53

Hundreds of experts from around the world are in Rome this week to attend a conference looking at best practices to help people with disabilities fully engage in the life of the Church.

Pope Francis meeting students and staff of the Institution des Chartreux of Lyon, France, in the Vatican, Oct. 19, 2017.

Pope Francis meeting students and staff of the Institution des Chartreux of Lyon, France, in the Vatican, Oct. 19, 2017.

Pope meets students, staff of “Institution des Chartreux”‎

19/10/2017 13:03

Pope Francis urged students to watch out against the lure and slavery of money and be promoters and defenders of equality and justice in the world.  

 

Deepavali or Diwali is the Hindu festival of light.

Deepavali or Diwali is the Hindu festival of light.

Vatican’s message for Deepavali ‎2017

16/10/2017 10:23

The message invites Christians and Hindus to go beyond tolerance and genuinely respect and appreciate others’ cultures and customs.

 

Four tapestries of 35 new saints-to-be drape the facade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, ahead of the Oct. 15 canonization cermony by Pope Francis

Four tapestries of 35 new saints-to-be drape the facade of St. Peter's Basilica in Rome, ahead of the Oct. 15 canonization cermony by Pope Francis on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017.

Pope to declare 35 new saints on Sunday

14/10/2017 17:10

Thirty-tree martyrs and 2 others from Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Italy will be declared saints by Pope Francis on October 15, 2017.

 

World Sight Day is observed to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.

World Sight Day is observed to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment.

Card. Turkson’s message for World Sight Day 2017

12/10/2017 13:19

The life of blind or visually impaired people, especially in conditions of poverty, ‎can lead to ‎marginalisation and endanger life.‎

 

Archbishop Rino Fisichella

Archbishop Rino Fisichella

AB Fisichella reflects on Pope's catechism speech

12/10/2017 12:14

The President of the Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization Archbishop Rino Fisichella has been speaking about Pope Francis’ speech on Wednesday evening marking the Twenty-fifth Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.