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by Cardinal Michael Czerny, SJ Vatican City, Jun 30, 2020 / 08:40 pm MT (CNA).- Last Saturday, June 27, many churches witnessed the ordinations of dozens of priests and deacons, in ceremonies that were far from typical. Even while some parts of the world “reopen” after the first wave of

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome, Italy, Jun 19, 2020 / 08:45 am MT (CNA).- The trustees of the Pontifical Irish College decided last week that the national seminary in Rome will no longer host men studying for the priesthood in Ireland, beginning in the 2020-2021 academic year. The decision was taken

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jun 2, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican Museums reopened Monday revealing newly restored frescoes in the Raphael Rooms depicting scenes from early Church history to the public. “Today is a way that we can in some way share [beauty] with the entire

A view of the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. Credit: Bohumil Petrik/CNA.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 11, 2020 / 09:20 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican Museums are preparing to reopen by reservation only with new health measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, according to the general secretary of Vatican City State. “For the incoming public, we are completing

Visit the Vatican Museums, take an exclusive look at the Vatican Library, and catch up with a review of the news and events from the Museums over the past year.

Pope Francis gives the Urbi et Orbi blessing from the center loggia of St. Peter’s Basilica Dec. 25, 2019. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Dec 25, 2019 / 05:30 am (CNA).- On Christmas, Pope Francis prayed for Christ to bring light to the instability in Iraq, Lebanon, Venezuela, Yemen, Ukraine, Burkina Faso, and other parts of the world experiencing conflict. “The Son is born, like a small light flickering

Pope Francis and Archbishop Schnurr
Staff Report Archbishop Dennis M. Schnurr met briefly with Pope Francis during a June 25, General Audience in Rome. During the brief meeting, Archbishop Schnurr spoke Italian. The archbishop introduced himself to the Holy Father and extended greetings and prayers from the faithful of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Responding in

Pope Francis waves from the popemobile at end of canonization Mass at Vatican
By Francis X. Rocca Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — U.S. Cardinal Raymond L. Burke and U.S. pro-life leaders joined tens of thousands of demonstrators in Italy’s third annual March for Life May 12, which ended with a personal greeting from Pope Francis. According to organizers, some 30,000 marched

By John Stegeman The Catholic Telegraph ROME — The first black smoke billowed from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel at 7:41 Rome time (2:41 EDT). Less than 20 minutes later Father Ryan Ruiz, a Cincinnati priest studying in Rome, took the time to speak with The Catholic Telegraph about

U.S. cardinals arrive for meeting at synod hall at Vatican
By Carol Zimmermann Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY (CNS) — After completing their third pre-conclave meeting, the College of Cardinals still had not announced a date for the conclave. Instead, they used the March 4 and 5 meetings to discuss needs of the church. Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, the Vatican