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Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Blessed Pope Paul VI

Pope Francis prays at the tomb of Blessed Pope Paul VI

Pope Francis prays at tomb of Pope Paul VI

07/08/2017 09:52

Pope Francis on Sunday prayed at the tomb of Blessed Pope Paul VI in the crypt of St. Peter's Basilica on the 39th anniversary of his death

 

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the ordination of new priests on 17 April 2016 in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis celebrates Mass for the ordination of new priests on 17 April 2016 in St. Peter's Basilica

Pope Francis to ordain priests in Vatican on 7 May

27/04/2017 12:00

Pope Francis will celebrate Holy Mass on the morning of 7 May 2017, the 4th Sunday of Easter, during which he will ordain several transitional deacons to the priesthood.

 

Archive photo of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State

Archive photo of Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State

Card Parolin celebrates Mass for Populorum Progressio anniversary

04/04/2017 16:26

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, celebrated Mass at the Altar of the Chair in St. Peter’s Basilica for the 50th anniversary of the encyclical Populorum Progressio.

 

The statue of Saint Peter vested for the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter in the Vatican Basilica in 2014.

The statue of Saint Peter vested for the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter in the Vatican Basilica in 2014.

Pope Francis marks Feast of the Chair of St. Peter

22/02/2017 13:20

Pope Francis remembered the Feast of the Chair of St. Peter during his final blessing at his weekly General Audience on Wednesday.

 

Pope Francis arrives at St Peter's Basilica for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals

Pope Francis arrives at St Peter's Basilica for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals.

Full text of Pope Francis' homily for the Consistory

19/11/2016 11:20

Full text of Pope Francis prepared homily for the Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals, 19 November 2016.

 

Pope Francis opened the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica, December 8, 2015

Pope Francis opened the Holy Door of St. Peter's Basilica, December 8, 2015

Tour the foundry where the 'Holy Door' of Saint Peter’s Basilica was cast

18/11/2016 10:00

(Vatican Radio) On the 20th of December 2016 Pope Francis is set to close the 'Holy Door'  of Saint Peter’s Basilica with its 16 bronze panels originally cast for the Jubilee Year of 1950 by the 'Ferdinando Marinelli artistic foundry' based in Florence. 

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

Pope Francis offers the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for deceased Cardinals and Bishops. The traditional Requiem liturgy was celebrated in St Peter's Basilica, at the Altar of the Chair.

Pope offers Holy Sacrifice for deceased Cardinals and Bishops

04/11/2016 12:02

At the Altar of the Chair in St Peter’s Basilica on Friday, Pope Francis offered the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in suffrage for the souls of Cardinals and Bishops who have died in the course of the past year.