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Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Father Lorenzo Milani in Barbiana, near Florence

Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Father Lorenzo Milani in Barbiana, near Florence

Pope prays at tomb of Don Milani in Italian town of Barbiana

20/06/2017 11:55

Pope Francis on Tuesday visited and prayed at the tomb of Don Lorenzo Milani, an Italian priest and educator from the Diocese of Florence, and spoke to the faithful present for his visit in Barbiana

 

Pope Francis shakes hands with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, right as he arrives at the Quirinale presidential palace

Pope Francis shakes hands with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, right as he arrives at the Quirinale presidential palace on the occasion of their meeting, in Rome.

Pope Francis visits Italian President Matarella at Quirinale

10/06/2017 11:32

Pope Francis paid an official visit on Saturday to the President of Italy, Sergio Matarella at the Quirinale palace in Rome. During his visit he spoke of  “the Church in Italy as being strongly linked to the soul of the country.”

Children from earthquake-stricken town in Central Italy meet with Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Saturday met with children from the towns Norcia, Cascia, Accumoli, Amatrice, Arquata del Tronto, and Acquasanta – communities that were devastated by a series of earthquakes that struck central Italy last year.

Children from earthquake-stricken central Italy visit Pope

03/06/2017 15:44

A special "Children's Train" brought children from earthquake-stricken towns in Central Italy to Rome for a special encounter with the Pope. 

 

Pope Franics arrives in Genoa's Kennedy Square for Holy Mass

Pope Franics arrives in Genoa's Kennedy Square for Holy Mass

Pope Francis undertakes intense 1-day apostolic visit to Genoa

27/05/2017 19:05

Pope Francis made an intense, 1-day visit to Genoa on Saturday. With a departure at 7AM, the schedule of the visit to the northern Italian port city on the Ligurian coast included six major appointments:

 

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