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Jesuit Father Antonio Stefanizzi

Jesuit Father Antonio Stefanizzi, former director of Vatican Radio, marking his 100th birthday

Pope sends greetings to former Vatican Radio director

18/09/2017 17:09

Pope Francis on Monday sent greetings to Jesuit Father Antonio Stefanizzi, a longtime director of Vatican Radio who was celebrating his 100th birthday.

 

Pope Pius XI (R) and Guglielmo Marconi (2nd from L) at the inauguration of Vatican Radio in 1931.

Pope Pius XI (R) and Guglielmo Marconi (2nd from L) at the inauguration of Vatican Radio in 1931.

Vatican Radio’s English SW broadcast to Asia comes to an end

24/03/2017 16:53

Vatican Radio’s English shortwave broadcast to Asia came to an end with its last transmission on March 24, after nearly 60 years of service.

 

Janeth Mhella receiving her medal

Janeth Mhella receiving her medal

Pope Francis awards high medal to Janeth Mhella

29/09/2016 17:26

Janeth Mhella of Vatican Radio’s Africa Service in the KiSwahili section was Thursday awarded the “Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice” Medal for distinguished service at the Pope’s radio.  

 

Papa Wemba with Fr. Federico Lombardi

Papa Wemba with Fr. Federico Lombardi

Catholic Church pays tribute to Papa Wemba

04/05/2016 20:09

Wednesday afternoon on the outskirts of Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa joined the Congolese people in giving a befitting send-off to Papa Wemba.

 

Pope Francis with Dr. Alberto Gasbarri (file photo)

Pope Francis with Dr. Alberto Gasbarri (file photo)

Vatican Radio's Alberto Gasbarri honoured for service

05/04/2016 17:31

Monday afternoon at the Casa Santa Marta, Dr. Alberto Gasbarri, the administrative director of Vatican Radio and co-ordinator of papal travel, was honoured by Pope Francis with the Medal of the Knight’s Cross of the Pius Order.

 

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi steps down as Director General of Vatican Radio at the end of February

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, who steps down as Director General of Vatican Radio at the end of February 2016

Fr Lombardi reflects on lasting legacy of Vatican Radio

24/02/2016 12:58

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi reflects as he steps down as Director General of Vatican Radio at the end of February, in the context of a major overhaul of the Holy See’s media and communications organisations.