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.
VATICANO - 08/09/2020 - STAIRWAY TO SAINTHOOD PART I
Discover more about the process of becoming a saint through interviews with key figures from the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Part 1.
VATICANO - 08/02/2020 - FR. MICHAEL MCGIVNEY
Discover the life, work, and legacy of Fr. Michael McGivney, an American parish priest who founded the Knights of Columbus, the largest Catholic fraternal organization in the world.
VATICANO - 07/26/2020 - HAGIA SOPHIA CONVERSION INTO A MOSQUE & CATHOLIC MUSLIM DIALOGUE
Pope Francis reacts to Turkey’s recent decision to change the Hagia Sophia Museum into a Mosque; Fr. Jason Welle, discusses the consequences for the Catholic-Islam dialogue; join us to revisit Pope Francis’s trip to Turkey in 2014.
VATICANO - 07/12/2020 - THE HOLY SEE ON ISRAELI ANNEXATION OF PALESTINE & PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND
The Holy See appeals for peace in the Holy Land ahead of possible Israeli action to annex Palestinian territories; learn about the situation of the Christians in the Middle East and join us in pre-pandemic pilgrimage to the biblical lands.
VATICANO - - WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS AND POPE BENEDICT’S TRIP TO REGENSBURG
Pope Francis marks World Refugee Day and reminds the faithful to help migrants and refugees; new regulations at the U.N. might leave the Holy See out of its discussions; Benedict XVI makes his first international trip since his resignation.
VATICANO - 06/28/2020 - PATRONS OF ROME: SAINTS PETER AND PAUL
Discover the beautiful Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul; learn about the square in front of the Petrine Church, the Obelisk, Michelangelo’s Dome, Bernini’s one-of-a-kind Canopy, and much more.
VATICANO - 06/21/2020 - POPE’S SUMMER RESIDENCE & FAITH AND SCIENCE
Tthe Vatican’s “Bambin Gesu” Pediatric Hospital continues to treat children with grave illnesses through the pandemic; the Pope’s top diplomatic envoy shares the Holy See’s perspective on continued restrictions of large public gatherings.
VATICANO - 06/14/2020 - REOPENNING OF THE VATICAN MUSEUMS & EUCHARISTIC MIRACLES
The Vatican Museums reopen again to visitors after being closed for three months; Pope Francis advances the cause of Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus; learn about the ancient origins of the feast of “Corpus Domini.”
VATICANO - 06/07/2020 - ONLINE CATHOLIC MINISTRY
Discover stories of Catholic online initiatives that, thanks to the vehicle of the world wide web, have reached millions of faithful in these trying times.
VATICANO - 05/31/2020 - 100 ANNIVERSARY OF SAINT JOHN PAUL II AND CHURCHES IN ROME REOPEN FOR MASS
Saint Peter’s Basilica reopens for pilgrims and visitors after being closed for more than two months; celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of St. John Paul II and learn about his hometown of Wadowice, Poland.
VATICANO - 05/24/2020 - THE EPICENTER OF COVID AND OF WORKS OF MERCY
Stories from New York highlight how the Catholic Church and its faithful are responding to the pandemic and helping others through these challenging times.
VATICANO - 05/17/2020 - CORONAVIRUS IN THE VATICAN. PT. 2
Fr. Mitch Pacwa discusses the lifting of restrictions across Italy, ther esumption of Masses, and the Pope's schedule during the second phase of the Vatican's lockdown.
VATICANO - 05/10/2020 - HOW PORTUGAL IS RESPONDING TO MARY'S PROMISE AT FATIMA
See inside Portuguese streets, churches and homes to uncover a snapshot of life for Catholics in Portugal today, over a hundred years after our Lady appeared in Fatima.
VATICANO - 05/03/2020 - THE MESSAGE OF FATIMA EXPLAINED PT. 2
Cardinal Bertone recounts details of his third and final meeting with Sister Lucia in 2003, discussing the election of Pope John Paul I and whether the consecration of Russia was accomplished in accord with the request of Our Lady of Fatima. Part 2.