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Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, gives the second Lenten sermon in the Redemptoris Mater chapel in the Vatican

Fr Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher of the papal household, gives the second Lenten sermon in the Redemptoris Mater chapel in the Vatican

Fr Cantalamessa preaches second Lenten sermon on the Word of God

26/02/2016 10:41

The preacher of the papal household, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, gave the second Lenten sermon for the members of the Roman Curia gathered in the Redemptoris Mater chapel in the Vatican on Friday

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Feast of the Chair of Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the Feast of the Chair of Peter in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope tells Curia and Vatican personnel to practice mercy daily

22/02/2016 11:13

Pope Francis has urged members of the Curia to tend to their flocks with mercy and become a ‘model’ for all. He was speaking during Mass as he celebrated the Feast of the Chair of Peter and the Jubilee of Mercy for the Roman Curia and all the Institutions related to the Holy See.

 

File picture of Pope Francis greeting cardinals

File picture of Pope Francis greeting cardinals

G-9 meeting: Decentralization and the new dicasteries

09/02/2016 15:36

The latest meeting of the Council of Cardinals, ended on Tuesday and was largely dedicated to discussing the theme of ‘synodality’ and Pope Francis’ call for greater decentralization of the Church and also the latest proposals  for the new dicasteries. 

File picture of Pope Francis with Archbishop Fisichella.

File picture of Pope Francis with Archbishop Fisichella.

Pope Francis makes surprise visit to 3 Roman Curia offices

04/02/2016 17:47

Pope Francis on Thursday made a previously unannounced visit to the offices of the Congregation for Oriental Churches and the Pontifical Councils: Cor Unum and for the New Evangelisation.

 

Pope Francis addresses the Romann Curia in the Vatican's Clementine Hall

Pope Francis addresses the Romann Curia in the Vatican's Clementine Hall

Pope tells Roman Curia to "return to the essentials"

21/12/2015 10:27

Pope Francis has urged the Roman Curia to “return to the essentials” and follow a path of gratitude, conversion, renewal, penance and reconciliation as indicated by the Year of Mercy.

Council of Cardinals

Pope Francis meeting with the C9 group of cardinal advisors

Council of cardinals approves Congregation for laity, family, life

16/09/2015 14:24

The head of the Vatican press office, Fr Federico Lombardi, held a briefing for journalists on Wednesday to report on the work of Pope Francis’ council of nine cardinals which has been meeting at the Casa Santa Marta since Monday

Pope Francis

Pope Francis at the conclusion of a consistory for 20 new cardinals in St Peter's Basilica on February 14th 2015

Reforming the Roman Curia: ancient challenges, new perspectives

11/06/2015 12:46

Historian, author and professor Massimo Faggioli from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul- Minnesota is researching the history of the Roman Curia and he talks about the challenges facing Pope Francis as he seeks to guide and implement the reform of this ancient institution