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Vatican Weekend

Pope Francis during his general audience  on June 28th 2017

Pope Francis during his general audience on June 28th 2017

Vatican Weekend for July 16th, 2017

14/07/2017 13:00

Vatican Weekend for July 16th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading, a guided tour of Rome’s Basilica of San Clemente, a unique three-tiered church, and Carmelite Father Foster talks about Our Lady of Mount Carmel on her feast day.

Painting of St. Bonaventure

Painting of St. Bonaventure

Vatican Weekend for July 15th, 2017

14/07/2017 12:30

Vatican Weekend for July 17th, 2017 features a program on the figure of St. Bonaventure to coincide with his feast day, a report on a course hosted by the Congregation for Clergy on priestly formation and we learn how starvation and drought are threatening millions of people in East Africa.

Pope Francis greets young boy during his general audience.

Pope Francis greets young boy during his general audience.

Vatican Weekend for July 8th 2017

07/07/2017 12:00

Vatican Weekend for July 8th, 2017 features a leading anti-death penalty activist in the U.S. who tells us how his views changed after he had to supervise executions plus we find out about a special Church-sponsored program to help marriages in crisis. 

Pope Francis kisses a child during his general audience.

Pope Francis kisses a child during his general audience

Vatican Weekend for July 9th, 2017

07/07/2017 12:00

Vatican Weekend for July 9th, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and we step back in time to discover how the Catholic Church in the U.S. reacted to the 2nd Vatican Council.

Pope leads Via Crucis in front of Rome's Colosseum

Pope leads Via Crucis in front of Rome's Colosseum

Vatican Weekend for July 2nd, 2017

30/06/2017 10:00

Vatican Weekend for July 2nd, 2017 features our weekly reflection on the Sunday Gospel reading and we explore some of the famous and not so-well known ways in which past popes changed the face of the eternal city over the centuries.

Pope Francis waving to crowds

Pope Francis waving to crowds

Vatican Weekend for July 1st, 2017

30/06/2017 09:30

Vatican Weekend for July 1st, 2017 features a report on the key role past popes played in helping to ensure a constant flow of fresh clean water through the aqueducts and fountains of Rome plus a look at the fascinating history of papal coins and medals and Vatican stamps.

Pope Francis is presented with Hall of Fame helmet during audience with members of the U.S. National Football League.

Pope Francis is presented with Hall of Fame helmet during audience with members of the U.S. National Football League.

Vatican Weekend for June 25th, 2017

23/06/2017 10:30

Vatican Weekend for June 25th, 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 during his Wednesday general audience.

Pope Francis during his Wednesday general audience.

Vatican Weekend for June 24th, 2017

23/06/2017 10:00

Vatican Weekend for June 24th, 2017 features a report on the papal general audience, an interview with Cardinal-designate Arborelius, a look at the issue of fake news plus a story of a charity that gives a future to kids who were scavenging for a living in a garbage dump.