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.
2021-03-07 - Christians of the Middle East and Iraq
Ahead of his Apostolic trip to Iraq, Pope Francis remembers 21 men martyred by ISIS; learn more about these martyrs from Martin Mosebach; Father Karam, an Iraqi priest, shares what it is like to be a Christian under ISIS occupation.
2021-02-28 - Interview with Cardinal Filoni
Ahead of the first ever papal visit to Iraq, Cardinal Filoni, former ambassador of the Holy See to Iraq, sits down with Vaticano for an exclusive one-on-one interview
2021-02-21 - Poland Pro-life Efforts & Importance of Music in the Liturgy
Pope Francis speaks in defense of life from conception to natural death to world diplomats; see how Poles are defending the unborn through a billboard ad campaign; discover the role of music in liturgy with Vatican official Msgr. Enda Murphy.
2021-02-14 - Saint Valentine & Saints Cyril and Methodius
Pope Francis proclaims the new World Day dedicated to the Grandparents and the Elderly; learn more about Saint Valentine and discover two other saints who share their feast together with St. Valentine.
2021-02-07 - Christians in Iraq & the World Day of Sick
The Holy Father plans the first ever Papal visit to Iraq for March; Fr. Behnam tells what life is like for Christians on Iraq's Nineveh Plain; Pope Francis gives his yearly message for the World Day of the Sick; visit the Cenacolo Community in Lourde
2021-01-31 - Year of Family and St. Joseph & Rome’s Homeless
Pope Francis makes an appeal to Christians to fight against division; the last three popes describe the importance of the Christian family; learn how Catholics worldwide are helping to save Rome's homeless from the winter cold.
2021-01-24 - Apostolic Letter “Spiritus Domini”& Friendship As the Way for Christian Unit
Pope Francis confirms that women can serve as permanent lectors and altar servers; the "Open Doors Foundation" tells how the COVID pandemic has increased persecution of Christians; a look at the friendship between a Catholic and a Lutheran Archbishop
2021-01-16 - Vaccination at the Vatican & Synodality in the Church
Pope Francis calls for fair distribution of COVID vaccines; Meet Eduard Habsburg, author of a new children’s book about Dubbie, the double-headed eagle; Cardinal Mario Grech leads the Church towards the 2022 Synod of Bishops on the topic of Synodalit
2021-01-10 - An Interview with Cardinal George Pell
A one-on-one interview with Cardinal George Pell, who spent 405 days in prison after being accused of sexual abuse before Australia's highest court overturned his conviction and freed him.
2021-01-03 - Sanctuary of Culture
Fr. Mitch Pacwa brings us inside the Vatican Apostolic Library and speaks with the donor of the greatest treasure of the library: The Hanna Papyrus.