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Pope Francis speaks to a bride and groom attending his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis speaks to a bride and groom attending his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square

Pope Francis: ‘the Rosary is the prayer of my heart’

26/10/2016 14:34

 Pope Francis on Wednesday reminded the faithful that the month of October is dedicated to the Rosary and invited all believers to recite the Marian prayer.

 

Pope Francis, Rosary in hand, expresses his prayerful support for victims of the earthquake in central Italy

At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis, Rosary in hand, expressed his prayerful support for victims of the earthquake in central Italy. Following his message, he led the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square in praying the Sorrowful Mysteries for those affected by the disaster.

At Audience, Pope prays Rosary for earthquake victims

24/08/2016 10:51

In the wake of the powerful earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday, Pope Francis at the General Audience postponed his prepared catechesis, and led the faithful gathered in St Peter’s Square in the recitation of the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Most Holy Rosary.

Vatican Weekend for May 15, 2015

Vatican Weekend for May 15, 2015

Vatican Weekend for May 15, 2016

12/05/2016 15:30

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for May 15, 2016 features a selection of readings and reflections relating to the Sunday gospel, a musical meditation focusing on the third Glorious Mystery of the Rosary and a timely spiritual reflection.

Ascension of Our Lord into heaven

Ascension of Our Lord into heaven

Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary: the Lord's Ascension

03/05/2016 16:30

(Vatican Radio) "L'Ascension" by Olivier Messiaen was originally written for orchestra in 1933, but transcribed for organ the following year. The third movement, which, was added in the organ version. It's called '"Transports de joie"- Joyful cries of a soul beholding the Glory of Christ... 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

Vatican Weekend for May 1, 2016

28/04/2016 16:34

(Vatican Radio) Vatican Weekend for May 1, 2016  features our weeky reflection on the Sunday Gospel. This is followed by a musical meditation on the Second Glorious Mystery and a chat with our popular 'Latin Lover' focusing on the gardens Pope Paul III once had designed on the Palatine Hill. 

Colosseum lit up for the Stations of the Cross on Good friday

Colosseum lit up up for the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday

"Hail, O Cross, Our One Hope"

23/03/2016 16:52

(Vatican Radio) Monsignor Philip Whitmore brings us a timely musical meditation focusing on the fourth sorrowful mystery of the rosary, "The  Carrying of the Cross". Listen to this programme produced by Veronica Scarisbrick: 

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

‘Vatican Weekend’ for October 24, 2015

22/10/2015 16:23

(Vatican Radio) ‘Vatican Weekend’ for October 24, 2015 features a report on the audience of Pope Francis, an interview with Synod Father, Bishop of Northampton in Central England, Peter Doyle, echoes of the pontificate of St John Paul II and a musical meditation on the 2nd Joyful Mystery. .

Pope Francis

Pope Francis

'Vatican Weekend' October 17, 2015

16/10/2015 15:53

(Vatican Radio) 'Vatican Weekend' for Oct 17, features an audience with Francis, an interview with Archbishop Coleridge on the family, a chat with our 'Latin Lover', Fr Foster centred around a homily of Paul VI in Nazareth and a musical meditation to mark the 1st Joyful Mystery of the Rosary.