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.
2021-08-01 - 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.
2021-06-06 - ORIGINS OF THE “CORPUS CHRISTI” & THE FIRST MARIAN APPARITION
This week, Pope Francis concludes the pandemic marathon of prayer with a Holy Rosary, a pilgrimage in Spain honoring Our Lady’s apparition to St. James the Apostle, and the origins of the Solemnity of Corpus Christi.
2021-05-30 - BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS
This week on Vaticano, see how the charisma of Blessed Carlo Acutis inspires young people worldwide in places like Italy, Cambodia, Argentina and the U.S., and follow the preparations for his beatification in Assisi.
2021-05-23 - ROME MARCH FOR LIFE & BIRTHDAY OF PADRE PIO
Today on Vaticano. As the pandemic winds down, Pope Francis returns to his normal meetings and activities. Plus, the beatification of Fr. Francis Mary of the Cross Jordan, founder of the Salvatorian Family.
2021-05-16 - HISTORY OF THE SWISS GUARDS & MESSAGE FOR THE WORLD DAY OF MIGRANTS
Pope Francis approves the canonization causes for seven new saints; learn about the history of the Pope’s personal security corps, the Pontifical Swiss Guard; meet Sister Viktoria Kovalchuk, who helps refugees in Greece by making them rag-dolls.
2021-05-13 - A MONTH OF MARY & CARDINAL GEORGE PELL ON HIS SECOND PRISON DIARY
Pope Francis ordains nine priests on Good Shepherd Sunday; the Vatican announces a Rosary marathon for May; Fr. Salvatore Perrella discusses Mary’s role in salvation history; Cardinal George Pell opens up about life after being released from jail in 2020.
2021-05-02 - THE YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH & 10 YEARS OF VATICANO
The Holy Father leads the Church in observing the year of St. Joseph; learn about the strong ties Pope Francis has with the head of the Holy Family; tthis year, "Vaticano" turns 10 years old!
2021-04-25 - SYRIAN CHRISTIANS 10 YEARS AFTER THE WAR
The Archbishop of Damascus, Youhanna Battah, discusses the lasting effects of the war in Syria; a refugee from Syria shares how the Holy Father changed his family’s lives; visit the Basilica of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, a Greek Melkite Church in Rome.