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Pope Francis speaking to reporters during the press conference on his flight back to Rome from Fatima.

Pope Francis speaking to reporters during the press conference on his flight back to Rome from Fatima.

Vatican Weekend for May 21st, 2017

19/05/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for May 21st, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading plus our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

Pope Francis is greeted by religious sisters at his Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis is greeted by religious sisters at his Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for May 20th, 2017

19/05/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for May 20th, 2017 features a report on the Pope's general audience, a look at how one charity is repairing collateral damage of war, a musical meditation to mark the Ascension and looking back to the time of Vatican II.   

Pope Francis gives a thumb up sign as he arrives for his Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis gives a thumb up sign as he arrives for his Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for May 14th, 2017

12/05/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for May 14th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading plus our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

A photo of Pope Francis displayed alongside a statue of Our Lady of Fatima in the town of Fatima.

A photo of Pope Francis displayed alongside a statue of Our Lady of Fatima in the town of Fatima.

Vatican Weekend for May 13th, 2017

12/05/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for May 13th, 2017 features highlights from Pope Francis’ pilgrimage to the Shrine of Fatima and a special program retelling the story of the spectacular solar phenomenon that took place on the day of the final apparition.

Pope Francis kisses a baby during his Wednesday general audience

Pope Francis kisses a baby during his Wednesday general audience

Vatican Weekend for May 7th, 2017

05/05/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for May 7th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading plus our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

File picture of Pope Francis paying homage to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima during his general audience on May 13th , 2015

File picture of Pope Francis paying homage to the statue of Our Lady of Fatima during his general audience on May 13th , 2015

Vatican Weekend for May 6th, 2017

05/05/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for May 6th, 2017 features a report on the Pope’s Wednesday general audience, a review of the Vatican’s Swiss Guards on an important anniversary and a look ahead to Pope Francis’ visit to the Marian Shrine of Fatima.

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis waves as he arrives for the Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for April 30th, 2017

28/04/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for April 30th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and our resident Vatican watcher Joan Lewis reviews the past week’s events in the Vatican.

A billboard depicting the Coptic Pope Tawadros II by the side of Pope Francis hangs from the facade of St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.

A billboard depicting the Coptic Pope Tawadros II by the side of Pope Francis hangs from the facade of St. Mark's Cathedral in Cairo.

Vatican Weekend for April 29th, 2017

28/04/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for April 29th, 2017 features a roundup of the highlights from Pope Francis’ pastoral visit to Cairo, plus interviews exploring the background to this trip with three experts on the situation in Egypt.