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Andrea Gagliarducci

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Mar 17, 2022 / 05:30 am Opening the Vatican City State’s judicial year on March 12, Pope Francis announced that there would be further updates to Vatican legislation “to strengthen the tools for preventing and combating crimes and respond to the growing demand for justice. …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, May 30, 2016 / 05:32 am When Pope emeritus Benedict XVI resigned as pontiff three years ago, he added a new dimension to the papacy, said his personal secretary Archbishop Georg Ganswein. Archbishop Ganswein remains prefect of the Pontifical Household. He works closely with both …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Dec 17, 2021 / 15:44 pm Cardinal Peter Turkson’s tenure as prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development may be coming to an end. Various Vatican sources told CNA that a recent report by a traditionalist blog claiming that Turkson was set to resign is …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome, Italy, Nov 29, 2021 / 08:00 am Following the Taliban takeover, there is no longer a Catholic community to speak of in Afghanistan. But Fr. Giovanni Scalese’s eyes are set on the future, not the recent past. The Italian priest who has led the Mission Sui …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Sep 28, 2021 / 11:40 am Pope Francis is expected to receive Joe Biden on Oct. 29, in the U.S. president’s first official visit to the Vatican since his inauguration, according to sources at the Apostolic Palace. The sources told CNA on Sept. 25 that …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome, Italy, Aug 30, 2021 / 00:00 am Despite ongoing rumors, there is no confirmation that Pope Francis is drafting a document that defines the role and tasks of a Pope Emeritus. Nor are there any signs that Pope Francis may soon give up the Petrine ministry, …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome, Italy, Aug 29, 2021 / 07:54 am Pope Pius XII was not silent in front of the Shoah nor inactive. He was, instead, very much committed to saving Jewish families, spoke out constantly against the Nazi Regime, and set up a series of formal and informal …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Jun 20, 2021 / 14:35 pm A group of U.N. “experts” is expected to issue a statement aimed at forcing the Holy See and the Catholic Church to surrender to abortion and gender ideology, under the guise of demanding that the Vatican takes all necessary …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Mar 12, 2021 / 06:01 pm MT (CNA).- A new letter from the Vatican Secretariat of State has banned the private celebration of Masses at side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, effective March 22. The regulation might seem tailored to meet COVID restrictions, as Italy …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Feb 25, 2021 / 06:37 pm MT (CNA).- When Cardinal Gabriel Zubeir Wako turns 80 on Feb. 27, the cardinals eligible to vote in a conclave will drop to 127, seven more than the limit of 120 set by Paul VI and confirmed by John …