Presenting the latest news from the Vatican with excerpts and analysis of the Holy Father’s recent audiences and writings, newsmaker interviews, highlights of recent events, and feature segments- all from the heart of the Universal Church.
2021-10-17 - SYNODAL PATH BEGINS & CELEBRATING SAINT CARDINAL JOHN HENRY NEWMAN IN ROME
This week, Vaticano is in Rome, as leaders of the world’s religions gather at the Vatican to sign an unprecedented joint appeal calling on countries to “achieve net-zero carbon emissions” to help save the environment.
2021-10-10 - OUR LADY AND EUCHARIST & “SAINTS PETER AND PAUL BY RAPHAEL AND FRA BARTOLOMEO”
The Universal Church begins phase one of the synodal process, and Vaticano is there. Then visit the first exhibition of the Vatican Museums in almost 2 years to uncover the connection between Raphael and Fra Angelico.
2021-09-26 - PAPAL TRIP TO SLOVAKIA & EXCOMMUNICATION AND COMMUNION
Vaticano accompanies Pope Francis on his Apostolic trip to Slovakia, meet the director and star of the popular “Chosen” series, and learn about music in the Taizé Community, an ecumenical Christian monastic fraternity.
2021-09-19 - STORIES FROM BUDAPEST: A LOOK INSIDE THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
This week on Vaticano, take a tour and meet the excited residents of Hungary’s capital city of Budapest, as the historic 52nd International Eucharistic Congress concludes with a Mass and blessing from Pope Francis.
2021-09-09 - EVERYTHING INTO MARY’S HANDS: CARDINAL STEFAN WYSZYNSKI THE SPIRITUAL FATHER OF ST. JOHN PAUL II
40 years after his death, Vaticano celebrates the late Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski. Discover his spiritual connection with Pope John Paul II, and his strong devotion to Our Lady, the guiding force behind his priesthood.
2021-08-22 - CATHOLIC CHURCH IN CHINA
This week on Vaticano, Fr. Bernardo Cervellera, head of AsiaNews, provides a look inside the Catholic Church in China as the country celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party.
2021-08-01 - INSIDE THE VATICAN OBSERVATORY - WHERE SCIENCE MEETS FAITH
Vaticano takes you inside one of the oldest observatories in the world. Meet Brother Guy Consolmagno, Director of the Vatican Observatory, and hear him explain why this revered institution exists and how it operates.
2021-07-25 - SAINT BENEDICT: "A BRIGHT STAR IN A DARK CENTURY" & A CITY OF THE IMMACULATE: NIEPOKALANÓW
This week...Pope Francis makes important decisions about the traditional Latin Mass, discover the world’s most-watched online adoration chapel and learn about the path to sainthood for a founder of the European Union.
2021-07-18 - POPE FRANCIS’ RECOVERY IN THE HOSPITAL & A HERO OF FAITH: CARDINAL JOSEPH MINDSZENTY
On Vaticano, the lastest on Pope Francis’ recovery and return to the Vatican. Plus, a visit to Cardinal Joseph Mindszenty’s prison cell in Budapest, and his bilocation experience of bread and wine with Padre Pio.
2021-07-04 - PILGRIMS RETURN TO ROME AFTER THE PANDEMIC & POPE EMERITUS BENEDICT XVI CELEBRATES 70 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD
On Vaticano, Pope Francis welcomes a group of inmates and issues a message for the first World Day of Grandparents. And walk through an exhibition for the 70th anniversary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI’s priesthood.
2021-06-27 - FEAST OF ST. PETER AND PAUL & ST. JOHN PAUL II AND THE CHURCH IN THE USSR
This week, Pope Francis promotes solidarity with migrants and refugees, how Hungary’s reforms have become a model for other European countries, and St. John Paul II’s lasting influence on the Church in the East.
2021-06-20 - ST. JOSE MARIA ESCRIVA & TOWARDS THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
This week on Vaticano, Pope Francis meets with seminarians, Padre Pio’s spiritual child continues his charitable work, and a conversation with Cardinal Peter Erdo about September’s International Eucharistic Congress.
2021-06-13 - APPARITIONS OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADOVA & "LIVING TABLEAU”
This week, Vaticano travels to Poland to learn about the apparitions of St. Anthony of Padua, and see how Da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Last Supper, came to life. Plus, Pope Francis stresses the importance of sports.