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Pope Francis's glasses are seen on the desk of his studio

Pope Francis's glasses are seen on the desk of his studio

Pope sends telegramme for 750th of Italian Basilica

27/04/2017 10:38

Pope Francis has sent a telegramme to Italian Archbishop Michele Pennisi of Monreale in Sicily for the 750th anniversary of the dedication of the Basilica of Monreale.

 

Pope Francis is to make a visit to the Italian towns of Bozzolo and Barbiana

Pope Francis is to make a visit to the Italian towns of Bozzolo and Barbiana

Pope Francis to visit Italian cities of Bozzolo, Barbiana in June

24/04/2017 15:18

Pope Francis will make a private visit to the northern Italian towns of Bozzolo and Barbiana on 20 June 2017 to pray at the tombs of Don Primo Mazzolari and Don Lorenzo Milani.

 

Pope Francis will visit the northern Italian cities of Bologna and Cesena on Sunday, 1 October

Pope Francis will visit the northern Italian cities of Bologna and Cesena on Sunday, 1 October

Programme of Pope Francis’ October visit to Cesena, Bologna

18/04/2017 13:36

Pope Francis will visit the northern Italian cities of Cesena and Bologna on Sunday, 1 October 2017. His pastoral visit coincides with the 300th anniversary of the birth of Pope Pius VI and the Archdiocese of Bologna's Diocesan Eucharistic Congress

 

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State

Card Parolin reopens Carpi Cathedral ahead of Pope’s visit

27/03/2017 13:24

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, has reopened the earthquake-damaged Cathedral of Carpi in Italy, ahead of Pope Francis' visit to the northern Italian town on 2 April

 

 

Pope Francis greets Italian lifeguards and their families during the Wednesday Audience

Pope Francis greets Italian lifeguards and their families during the Wednesday Audience

Lifeguards give pope backpacks for poor

22/03/2017 15:53

Lifeguards from across Italy have presented Pope Francis with backpacks filled with products for distribution to the poor.

 

Sky Italy employees carry placards at Pope Francis' weekly General Audience

Sky Italy employees carry placards at Pope Francis' weekly General Audience

Pope: ‘Laying off workers for unclear motives is grave sin’

15/03/2017 13:40

 Pope Francis has told a group of employees of the Italian branch of the TV platform “Sky” that it is a “very grave sin” to fire employees “as a result of economic operations and unclear negotiations”

 

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Archbishop Konrad Krajewski (R) holds a prosciutto ham as he poses with a prosciutto farmer in Camerino, central Italy

Papal charities buy food products to help quake-hit Italian farmers

23/02/2017 16:01

The Office of Papal Charities this week helped out the earthquake-hit regions of central Italy at the express wish of Pope Francis, buying typical food products from local producers and distributing it to several soup kitchens in Rome

 

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, with Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, left, and Italian president Sergio Mattarella.

Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, with Italian Prime Minister, Paolo Gentiloni, left, and Italian president Sergio Mattarella, during a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of the signing of the Lateran Pacts in 1929.

Cardinal Parolin: Holy See "concerned" about populism

15/02/2017 13:43

The Vatican Secretary of State, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, on Tuesday evening said the Holy See is “concerned” about the emergence of populism.