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.
HOPE FOR THE HOLY LAND
Learn about the plight of Christians in the Holy Land and why they have not lost their hope for peace. And much more.
THE VATICAN’S TRIAL OF THE CENTURY IN FINAL PHASE
The “Vatican’s trial of the century” involving ten defendants charged with embezzling funds. We also take you back to the Vatican Museums, and much more!
RESTORE AND PRESERVE - INSIDE THE VATICAN MUSEUMS' LABORATORIES
The escalating Christian persecution in Africa, Pope Francis' canonized Saints, insights from a French philosopher, and a look into restoration work in the Vatican Museums.
THE LIFE OF BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS, AS TOLD BY HIS MOTHER
Revisit Vatican II's Inter mirifica, explore Blessed Carlo Acutis' life through his mother, and commemorate the 60th anniversary of St. Paul VI's papal election.
THE MIRACLE HUNTER
The Synod on Synodality’s Synthesis Report. Travel with Dr. Serafini in search of Eucharistic Miracles. Visit Rome’s Church of St. Mary of Eulogies & the Dead.
HEARTS ON FIRE, FEET ON THE MOVE: WORLD MISSION DAY 2023
World Mission Day recap, along with updates from the Vatican Museums. And, the EWTN Gotland Forum, a seminar on the Christian roots of Europe.
‘BE NOT AFRAID’: 45 YEARS SINCE JOHN PAUL II ELECTION
Relive Saint John Paul II’s election, learn about the apostolic exhortation Laudate Deum, and celebrate the anniversary of Mother Teresa’s beatification.
A WARTIME POPE’S QUEST TO SAVE JEWISH PEOPLE
Learn about Pope Pius XII's efforts to save Jewish people during WWII, the new encyclical "Laudato Deum", and Blessed Carlo Acutis.
WHAT IS A SYNOD?
Pope Francis has called the Synod "new as an institution but ancient in its inspiration". Learn about the history of Synods in this episode!
THE MEDITERRANEAN HAS BECOME A “GRAVEYARD OF DIGNITY”
Meet the 21 new Cardinals Pope Francis has created and look back at Pope Francis’ historic trip to Marseille.
A NEW ARMENIAN GENOCIDE LOOMING
Russia's new Ambassador to the Holy See. Pope Francis' peace efforts in Ukraine and Armenia. And, find out more about Catholic life in Mongolia.
PAVING THE WAY TO THE JUBILEE
Topping today’s Vaticano - the inspiring witness of the Ulma family, beatified in Poland for hiding Jewish refugees from the Nazis. Plus, Rome’s preparations for the Jubilee, and the mesmerizing artwork of El Greco.
POPE FRANCIS IN MONGOLIA
A recap of Pope Francis’ trip to Mongolia, where he announced an Apostolic Letter on St. Therese of Liseaux. See his deep spiritual connection with this saint, and learn about the hidden history of one Italian city.
POPE FRANCIS' MESSAGE TO THE YOUTH AND WHAT WILL REMAIN FROM LISBON
An analysis of Pope Francis’ meeting with Hungarian President, Katalin Novák, a recap of the most beautiful moments from World Youth Day 2023, and meet the Vatican’s baker who has served eight popes over 90 years.
FROM QUITO, TO ROME: A FAMILY OF FAMILIES
Visit The Center in Quito, Ecuador, where volunteers and missionaries help people break free of the circle of poverty and violence. Witness their struggles and triumphs as they transform lives and build a better future.
HOW WILL FUTURE PRIESTS SERVE: PONTIFICAL NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE APOSTOLATES IN ROME
Follow seminarians of the Pontifical North American College as they embark upon their apostolates. Share their joy and suffering as they evanglize to the homeless, migrants and young adults considering a vocation.
CATHOLICS IN KAZAKHSTAN - A PORTRAIT
Kazakhstan is a land of great faith, but also suffering, persecution and bloodshed. Vaticano examines the status of Catholics, the miracle that saved the country from famine and the first image of the Kazakh Madonna.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Artificial intelligence and advanced robotics pose an existential risk to humanity. A Vaticano Special explores the spiritual ramifications of these technologies, and examines how the Church can guide the conversation.
HUMANAE VITAE: A PROPHETIC ENCYCLICAL
On its 55th anniversary, Vaticano revisits Pope Paul VI's final encyclical "Humanae Vitae." Plus, an interview with Dr. Andrea Manazza, a palliative care physician and member of Italy’s National Bioethics Committee.
COMMUNICATING FOR A SAINT
A feature on the life of Pope Saint John Paul II, plus a preview of the next Eucharistic Congress in Quito, Ecuador, and a visit to the Vatican Radio Museum to see more than 90 years of Church broadcasting history.
POPE FRANCIS AND WORLD YOUTH DAY
As the August date for Lisbon’s World Youth Day approaches, Vaticano looks back at how this popular celebration has grown. Plus, coverage of the “Popular Piety” symposium in Rome, and the history of the Swiss Guards.
60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ELECTION OF POPE PAUL VI
A look at the life of Paul VI on the 60th anniversary of his election as Pope, Bishop Andrew Cozzens discusses the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress, and hear a concert hosted by the Israeli Embassy to the Holy See.
ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE & VATICAN II
Travel to the Papal Basilica of St. Paul, and see how the saint’s missionary witness inspired the Second Vatican Council, and take a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the preparations that go into the annual World Youth Day.
MAN OF FAITH AND STATE
A feature on Alcide De Gasperi, founding father of the European Union, an interview with the Colombian Ambassador to the Holy See, and how Ecuador is helping people break free of the cycle of poverty and violence.
RECONCILIATION WEEK IN ROME
On the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Holy See, Vaticano highlights Catholic events that honor Australia’s indigenous people. Plus, a look at Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae.
THE FLESH OF CHRIST IS IN THE FLESH OF REFUGEES
Vaticano examines the new book on Pentecost by the Nigerian archbishop, Fortunatus Nwachukwu. Plus, an in depth look at the new Vatican Constitution, and how the Casa Scalabrini ministers to migrants in Rome.
350 YEARS OF THE MARIAN FATHERS OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception celebrate 350 years, Fr. Philip Larrey discusses the implications of artificial Intelligence, and our series on how Ecuador is breaking free from poverty and violence.
ITALY’S MARCH FOR LIFE RALLY IN ROME
In the latest installment of “Roman Nights,” the Catholic community in Rome discusses the “Church and Charity,” and we sit down with Massimo Gandolfini, M.D., one of the leaders of Italy’s March for Life.
POPE FRANCIS’ APOSTOLIC VOYAGE TO BUDAPEST
This week on Vaticano…the latest news stories coming out of Rome, a recap of the Holy Father’s recent trip to Budapest, and our interview with Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
THE APOSTLE OF THE ROSARY
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii celebrates its 150 year jubilee, seminarian Peter Fairbanks works with the homeless in Rome, and the Catholic role in Italy’s resistance against Nazism and facism.
THE DIGITAL POPE
Vaticano examines the world’s changing media landscape, and the role of the Pope as a global communicator sharing the Gospel message. Plus, Hungary’s ambassador previews the Holy Father’s upcoming trip to Budapest.
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF OUR LADY OF REVELATION AT TRE FONTANE
Vaticano recaps the Holy Father’s activities during the Paschal Triduum and Easter weekend, a look at Pope Francis update to the motu proprio, and a visit to the Marian shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Revelation.
THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF THE TRUE CROSS
The world radio premiere of "7", a meditation on Joseph Haydn's Septem verba Christi in Cruce, a look at the history of the Stations of the Cross, and exploring the “Golden Legend” surrounding the True Cross of Christ.
FRAGMENTS OF HOPE
The use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in conflicts around the world, an exhibit at the Vatican Museums on the “Crocifisso di Sant’Eutizio,” and stories of faith from American seminarians coming to Rome.
SURVIVING BOKO HARAM & MEET THE POLISH FAMILY MARTYRED DURING WWII
Stories on the Lenten vigil opened by Pope Francis, the crisis engulfing Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorizes the population, and a Polish Catholic family who hid Jewish families from the Nazi occupation during World War II.
CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF POPE FRANCIS’ ELECTION & A CONVERSATION WITH ARCHBISHOP GALLAGHER
Vaticano celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Pope Francis’ election, Colm Flynn interviews Archbishop Paul Gallagher about Ukraine, abortion and climate change, and the role of fatherhood on Father’s Day in Italy.
SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH THE FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE ON POPE FRANCIS
Vaticano takes you to a symposium on “War and Peace,” where experts discuss NATO and the Ukraine conflict. Plus, a look back at the papacy of Pope Francis, and a preview of the EWTN Vatican Bureau’s “Roman Nights.”
ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE WAR & HOLY SEE AT THE UN
On Vaticano…the Pope’s message to the people of Syria and Turkey following a devastating earthquake, the Holy See’s role navigating the United Nations, and the conflict in Ukraine one year after the Russian invasion.
LEARN ABOUT THE ITALIAN JUDGE BEATIFIED AS MARTYR
Reports on the Holy Father’s message for Lent, Blessed Rosario Livatino, killed by the Italian mafia, the origins of the Mother of Good Counsel devotion and an interview with Fr. Michael Baggott about “transhumanism.”
AN UPDATE FROM PRAGUE ON THE SYNOD ON SYNODALITY & REMEMBERING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE LATERAN TREATY
Vaticano profiles the Community of Sant’Egidio, the worldwide movement of lay people. Plus, two new books on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and a look at the late pontiff’s life in Germany as a professor and priest.
RELIVE POPE FRANCIS’S HISTORIC TRIP TO THE DRC & SOUTH SUDAN
A recap of the Holy Father’s trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, Bishop Munilla of Spain shares his memories of the late Pope Benedict XVI, and a journey to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes.
MEET JOHN PAUL II’S PERSONAL SECRETARY & FIND OUT MORE ON THE CHURCH IN AFRICA
Vaticano profiles the Church in Africa, and explores glass art, mosaics, and tiles the Melini family has produced for generations. Plus, an interview with Fr. Mark Lewis, rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University.
THE CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL AND THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL
The life and times of St. Paul, and the connection between the saint’s conversion and the missionary spirit of Pope John XXIII’s Convocation for the Second Vatican Council. Plus, a look at the Week for Christian Unity.
REMEMBERING CARDINAL GEORGE PELL & DISCOVERING THE TRADITION OF THE HOLY RING
On Vaticano, the Pontifical Lateran University celebrates its 250th anniversary, discover the tradition of the “Holy Ring” and Cardinal George Pell reflects on the passing of Pope Benedict XVI in his final EWTN interview.
A LOOKBACK AT BENEDICT XVI’S LIFE
A look at the preparations made for the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Hear from the faithful who came to pay their respects, and see how the Church establishment responded to the news of Benedict XVI’s passing.
IN THE LIGHT OF MEMORY
In this special episode, Vaticano travels with Father Mitch Pacwa to the Vatican Apostolic Archives, where he explores the untold secrets of this immense repository of historic documents, correspondence and more.