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Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for his Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis arrives in St. Peter's Square for his Wednesday General Audience

Pope Francis recalls anniversaries of JPII, Fatima

05/04/2017 10:30

Pope Francis has recalled the 12th anniversary of the death of Pope St. John Paul II (2 April 2005) and his “two great messages of the Merciful Jesus and of Fatima”.

 

Pope Francis on JPII

Pope Francis passes in front of a banner depicting St John Paul II, 22 October 2016.

Pope greets Polish pilgrims on St John Paul II’s feast day

22/10/2016 14:02

In remembrance of the feast day of St John Paul II, Pope Francis recalled the words delivered by his predecessor during his first Mass as the Roman pontiff, on October 22, 1978.

Pope St. John Paul II greets Bob Dylan in Bologna in 1997.

Pope St. John Paul II greets Bob Dylan in Bologna in 1997.

The Saint and the Troubadour: John Paul II and Dylan

13/10/2016 17:51

US-born singer-songwriter Bob Dylan on Thursday was named the winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature, and Vatican Radio looks back at his 1997 meeting with St. John Paul II.

 

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Tbilisi

Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Tbilisi

Vatican Weekend for October 1, 2016

01/10/2016 16:08

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for October 1, 2016  features coverage of  Pope Francis in the Caucasus as he promotes peace and bridge building. This 16th Apostolic journey abroad  takes him to  Georgia and Azerbaijian from the 30th of September to the 2nd of October. 

A gust of wind blows away Pope Francis' zuchetto during his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's square at the Vatican September 7, 2016

A gust of wind blows away Pope Francis' zuchetto during his weekly General Audience in St. Peter's square at the Vatican September 7, 2016

Vatican Weekend for September 10, 2016

09/09/2016 13:30

Vatican Weekend for September 10, 2016  offers a report on Pope Francis’ General Audience for Wednesday September 7, 2016; a feature segment on the fifteenth anniversary of the terror attacks of September 11th 2001, and memories of "Mother Teresa, the Church’s latest Saint" 

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Pilgrims walk in the former Nazi Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp, in Oswiecim, Poland, to pay respect and to pray.

Priest hopes youth who visit Auschwitz will build the future

29/07/2016 10:30

With Pope Francis visiting Auschwitz on Friday, many World Youth Day pilgrims have also been paying a visit to the Nazi concentration camp.

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, Archbishop of Krakow, at an event in anticipation of World Youth Day 2016.

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz, Archbishop of Krakow, at an event in anticipation of World Youth Day 2016. Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims are expected to attend World Youth Day, which takes place 25 - 31 July.

Almost 4,000 Canadian youth going to Krakow for WYD 2016

07/07/2016 09:39

Close to 3,750 young Canadian pilgrims are registered to attend World Youth Day 2016, set to take place in Krakow, Poland, from 25 - 31 July. 

 

Pope St John Paul II

Pope St John Paul II

Remembering Pope St John Paul II

06/04/2016 15:53

During a Prayer Vigil on the eve of Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis recalled the death of St John Paul II eleven years earlier. As the Church commemorates the anniversary of his passing, we offer a reflection on the suffering and death of the sainted pontiff.