Pope Francis addressed members of the Neocatechumenal Way on Friday (March 6th) and told them they do much good in the Church.
Pope Francis on Thursday addressed the Plenary Assembly of the Pontifical Academy for Life, which has for its theme, "Assisting the elderly and palliative care."
Our report on the remarks of the Holy Father to the faithful, after the readings of the day at Mass on Thursday morning in the Santa Marta chapel
Pope Francis has sent a Message to the faithful of Brazil, to mark the Brazilian bishops' annual Lenten "Campaign for Fraternity"
Vatican press spokesman, Fr. Federico Lombardi sj has confirmed that discussions on financial transparency are ongoing between the Holy See and Italy
The Holy See on Wednesday declared “bloodless means” are capable of defending the common good and upholding justice, and called on States to abolish the death penalty.
The Managing Board and the College of Auditors of the Vatican Pension Fund released a statement on Friday.
In families, we learn how to be good brothers and sisters; what we learn at home then becomes a source of enrichment for society as a whole, said Pope Francis Wednesday.
Just how far do the peripheries of the Church extend? The director of Vatican Radio English section, Sean Patrick Lovett, takes a closer look at some of the newest members of the College of Cardinals.
Latin American Church comes together to boost awareness of the importance of Amazonia for all humanity.
Richard Moth, Bishop of of the Armed Forces in the UK, speaks about the papal history surrounding a piece of music that will be played by a British army regiment band at the General Audience.
The President of the Australian Bishops' Conference, Archbishop Denis Hart of Melbourne, has expressed “deep sympathy” and offered prayers for all those affected by the hostage attack which took place yesterday at a cafe in downtown Sydney.
Although he is in retreat for Spiritual Exercises, Pope Francis is following the situation in Syria with deep concern. Speaking to Vatican Radio the Apostolic Nuncio in Damascus, says "the Pope is constantly adjourned of developments and his prayers are tuned to the suffering of the people".
Peace talks between South Sudan's government and rebels have adjourned Friday 6 March with no deal signed. No date was set for the next meeting, an IGAD mediation official said.
Land dispute in the district of Ky Anh in the Ha Tinh province of Central Vietnam prevents a group of 155 young Catholics from attending school.
Joseph Meaney, the Director of International Coordination at Human Life International, argues that abortion not only attacks the weakest of the weak, it actually harms the economy.
Obedience as the condition of authentic joy, and fidelity to tradition as the key to faithful service in changing times were the themes of Pope Francis’ homily on Monday evening in St Peter’s Basilica
Vatican Radio's Tracey McClure talks with Iraqi Christians who escaped persectuion at home and have sought refuge in Jordan. What local churches and Caritas Jordan are doing to reach out to help them...
The Venezuela gives US fifteen days to reduce its Embassy staff tally from 100 to just seventeen in Caracas
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein has warned that the world may be at a turning point in the fight against terror
Father Paul Lansu of Pax Christi International tells Vatican Radio “diplomacy and negotiations” only way to a solution on Iran nuclear programme.
Tens of thousands of Australians hunkered down on Friday as a powerful cyclone crossed the northeast, damaging houses, bringing down trees, cutting power lines and causing flash flooding, while a second storm made landfall to the west.
Talks are due to resume Thursday in Morocco between rival factions in Libya.
Bangladeshis rallied to pay tribute to slain American blogger and critic of religious extremism.
Cardinal John Onaiyekan, the Archbishop of Abuja, says the Nigerian government has the ability to run safe elections.
Pope Francis following the Marian Prayer on Sunday remembered the people of Syria and Iraq
Ukraine observed a day of mourning on Thursday for the victims of a coal mine blast one day earlier in the rebel-held eastern city of Donetsk.
Adam Simmermacher, fought for Germany in WWI. This year, his grandson Günther has made a new translation of his grandfather’s memoirs into English, which will be officially released next year with the title “A Soldier for the Kaiser”.
(Vatican Radio) 'Vatican Weekend’ for March 8, 2015 features a reflection on the Sunday Gospel presented by Jill Bevilacqua, and ‘Joan Knows...’ in which EWTN's bureau chief here in Rome, Joan Lewis takes a look at the past week’s events in the Vatican.
Jill Bevilacqua brings us a Gospel reflection for the Third Sunday of Lent.
As world leaders meet in New York on Tuesday at a UN Summit to discuss the global fight against climate change, a new report by faith-based organizations highlights the crucial role a new set of Sustainable Development Goals must play in meeting the challenge.
(Vatican Radio) On Saturday March 7th, Pope Francis travels across Rome to the Roman Church of 'Ognissanti' to mark fifty years since Blessed Paul VI made history there when in the aftermath of Vatican II he celebrated Holy Mass there in the vernacular.
(Vatican Radio) To mark the Lenten season Veronica Scarisbrick invites you to join her on a visit to a Roman Oratory in the heart of Rome. It’s the 'Oratorio del Santissimo Crocefisso', one designed in 1568 by Giacomo dell Porta for the Confraternity of Crucifix.
(Vatican Radio) To mark the second Sunday in Lent we bring you another in the series ' Music to Watch Angels By', a heavenly hymn book compiled by Monsignor Philip Whitmore. A programme produced by Veronica Scarisbrick.
(Vatican Radio) Have you ever wondered when spiritual exercises in the Vatican began? As our popular 'Latin Lover', Carmelite Father Reginald Foster explains the date in which this was streamlined was 1929, the year in which the Lateran Pacts were signed.
Created in 2013 by SECAM, the Catholic News Agency for Africa (CANAA) is gathering stories from a variety of sources to make them available to the local churches on the continent and beyond.
Listen to the first of 2-part interview with Indian Jesuit priest Fr Alexis Prem Kumar, who was released on Feb. 22, following his abduction in Afghanistan on June 2, 2014.
29 Sunday in Ordinary time: The Lord Jesus categorically refuses to be drawn into a pointless argument about paying taxes to Caesar..
The central theme of today’s readings is the challenge to keep our covenant agreement with Jesus Christ, just as the Israelites tried to keep the agreements of the Old Testament covenant with Yahweh by promising to obey the Ten Commandments