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A file photo of Pope Francis and Cardinal Pietro Parolin leaving a Synod of Bishops session in 2015

A file photo of Pope Francis and Cardinal Pietro Parolin leaving a Synod of Bishops session in 2015

Pope sends letter to Card. Parolin for Casamari Cistercian Abbey celebration

15/09/2017 13:37

Pope Francis sent a letter on Friday to the papal legate, Cardinal Pietro Parolin, for the celebration of the 8th centenary of the consecration of the Basilica of the Cistercian Abbey of Casamari

 

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis bids farewell to Colombia from aboard the papal plane

Pope Francis sends telegrams on return trip from visit to Colombia

11/09/2017 12:38

Pope Francis has sent telegrams to the countries over which he flew on his return flight to Rome at the conclusion of his Apostolic Visit to the Colombia, which were Colombia, the Netherlands, United States, Portugal, Spain, France, and Italy.

 

Pope Francis waves as boards the Alitalia plane taking him to Bogota, Colombia on his 20th Apostolic Journey abroad

Pope Francis waves as boards the Alitalia plane taking him to Bogota, Colombia on his 20th Apostolic Journey abroad

Pope Francis sends telegramme to Italian President

06/09/2017 11:27

Pope Francis on Wednesday sent a telegramme to Italian President Sergio Mattarella upon his departure from Rome's Fiumicino Airport for his Apostolic Journey to Colombia

 

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia

A handout photo from Italian Carabinieri police shows rescuers saving a seven-month-old baby from rubble after an earthquake in Casamicciola in Ischia island, Italy.

Ischia quake: search continues for survivors

22/08/2017 11:21

Rescue workers continued to search those buried under rubble after an earthquake hit the tourist-packed Italian holiday island of Ischia on Monday night, killing at least two people and injuring dozens.

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, Archbishop-emeritus of Milan, at Mass in Milan's Cathedral in 2012

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi, Archbishop-emeritus of Milan, at Mass in Milan's Cathedral in 2012

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi dies at age of 83

05/08/2017 11:45

Cardinal Dionigi Tettamanzi passed away on Saturday at the age of 83 after a long illness, having served as Archbishop of Milan, Italy from 2002 until 2011

 

Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello (pictured above at a May 2015 Mass in the Vatican) was appointed as Pope Francis' special envoy for the Diocese of Cuneo

Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello (pictured above at a May 2015 Mass in the Vatican) was appointed as Pope Francis' special envoy for the Diocese of Cuneo's bicentennial celebrations

Pope names Card. Bertello special envoy for diocesan celebration in Italy

11/07/2017 08:00

Pope Francis has appointed Cardinal Giuseppe Bertello, President of the Governorate of Vatican City State, as his Special Envoy for the bicentennial celebrations of the founding of the Diocese of Cuneo in Italy to be on 16 July

 

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