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CNA Staff, Oct 27, 2020 / 05:44 pm MT (CNA).- A new cookbook offers recipes, some more than 1,000 years old, that have been served at the Vatican during the Advent and Christmas seasons. “The Vatican Christmas Cookbook” is written by chef David Geisser, who is a former member of

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 26, 2020 / 11:13 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis’ Christmas liturgies at the Vatican will be offered without public participation this year, as countries continue to react to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a letter seen by CNA which was sent by the Secretariat

Vatican City, Oct 26, 2020 / 04:22 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Saturday that the times we live in are the “times of Mary.” The pope made the remark at an Oct. 24 event marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the Pontifical Theological Faculty “Marianum” in Rome.

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 19, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- With more and more satellites orbiting the Earth, measures need to be taken to prevent collisions in outer space that give rise to dangerous “space debris,” a Holy See representative has warned the United Nations. Archbishop Gabriele

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2020 / 05:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis named a new prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints Thursday following Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s dramatic resignation from the post last month. The pope appointed Bishop Marcello Semeraro, who has acted as secretary of the Council

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2020 / 04:01 am MT (CNA).- Former Vatican finance czar Cardinal George Pell met with Pope Francis in a private audience at the Vatican Monday. The Holy See press office said that the audience took place Oct. 12, but gave no further details. A video of

Vatican City, Oct 12, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- The Vatican confirmed Monday that four Swiss Guards have tested positive for the coronavirus. Responding to journalists’ questions Oct. 12, Holy See press office director Matteo Bruni said that the four members of the world’s smallest but oldest standing army

CNA Staff, Sep 24, 2020 / 12:32 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Angelo Becciu, who until today was prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints, has resigned from that office, and in an extremely rare move, from the rights extended to members of the College of Cardinals. The

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 21, 2020 / 05:00 am MT (CNA).- After President Alexander Lukashenko announced that he was putting troops on high alert and closing Belarus’ borders, a Vatican diplomat called Friday for dialogue and respect for the human rights of Belarusian protesters, who continue to take