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Pope Francis arrives at St. Peter's Basilica to celebrate Holy Mass for Deceased Cardinals and Bishops

Pope Francis arrives at St. Peter's Basilica to celebrate Holy Mass for Deceased Cardinals and Bishops

Pope at Mass: 'our faith makes us men and women of hope'

03/11/2017 16:08

Pope Francis on Friday celebrated Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica for all those Cardinals and Bishops who have died over the past year.

Newly created Cardinal Ernest Troshani Simoni.

Newly created Cardinal Ernest Troshani Simoni. During the Consistory, the Pope announces the titular churches or deaconries of each of the new Cardinals.

Titular churches of new Cardinals

19/11/2016 12:36

The Vatican has announced the titles and diaconates of the Cardinals who were created by Pope Francis on Saturday.

 

Pope Francis arrives at St Peter's Basilica for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals

Pope Francis arrives at St Peter's Basilica for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals.

Full text of Pope Francis' homily for the Consistory

19/11/2016 11:20

Full text of Pope Francis prepared homily for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals, 19 November 2016.

 

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops. The traditional Requiem liturgy was celebrated in St Peter's Basilica, at the Altar of the Chair.

Pope offers Holy Sacrifice for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

04/11/2016 12:02

At the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica on Friday, Pope Francis offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in suffrage for the souls of Cardinals and Bishops who have died in the course of the past year.

Pope Francis waves at the end of his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis waves at the end of his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's Square

Vatican Weekend for October 15, 2016

14/10/2016 12:30

Vatican Weekend for October 15, 2016 begins with Pope Francis’ announcement of a new consistory and his appeal for an urgent ceasefire in Syria. And, the spotlight on the death penalty: why a former supervisor of death row executions underwent a radical change of heart.

Ethiopian woman reads her bible during prayer

Ethiopian woman reads her bible during prayer

Happy New Year 2008 in Ethiopia!

10/09/2015 09:49

This Saturday 12 September, Ethiopia will celebrate the start of the year 2008. In his New Year message and blessings to Ethiopians, Cardinal Berhaneyesus has urged the faithful to pray for families.