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Live Mass: 7:00 a.m. Friday, December 2 Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains Second Sunday of Advent – December 4, 2022 11:45 a.m. Wednesday General Audience Pope Francis Angelus

by Alan Koppschall Rome Newsroom, Nov 5, 2022 / 09:00 am More than 2,400 contestants raced through Rome in the 14th annual All Saints’ Day 10K, the Corsa dei Santi (Race of the Saints), where competitors run the streets traversed by many saints over the centuries. The athletes, professional and …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Nov 2, 2022 / 06:53 am On All Souls’ Day, Pope Francis urged Christians not to “compromise with the Gospel” but to take Jesus’ words seriously when he says we will be judged by how we treat the poor. “Often, out of convenience or comfort, …

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Oct 29, 2022 / 08:55 am For Christmas 2022, the Vatican has commissioned a nativity scene made of life-sized figures hand carved out of alpine cedar trees. The display will be unveiled in St. Peter’s Square on Dec. 3 during a lighting ceremony for the …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 27, 2022 / 04:20 am At the heart of the synodal process is “a Church capable of radical inclusion,” according to a key document released by the Vatican on Thursday to guide the Synod on Synodality. Titled “Enlarge the space of your tent,” the …

by Zelda Caldwell Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 5, 2022 / 15:30 pm A man visiting the Vatican museums in Rome on Wednesday flung two ancient Roman busts to the ground, causing moderate damage to the valuable works of art. According to an article in the newspaper Il Messaggero, the middle-aged American …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 27, 2022 / 09:30 am Andrea Bocelli will sing at the Vatican this Sunday as a special guest for the inauguration of a new light display on the facade of St. Peter’s Basilica. The Italian tenor is scheduled to perform on Oct. 2 a …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 8, 2022 / 10:12 am With the Royal Family gathering in Balmoral Castle Thursday amid concerns for Queen Elizabeth II’s health, Catholic bishops in England and Wales have offered their prayers for her and her family. Queen Elizabeth, who turned 96 in April, is England’s longest-serving …

by Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Aug 18, 2022 / 04:00 am On Aug. 18, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast of St. Helena. The mother of Constantine the Great, St. Helena is believed to have restored many sites in the Holy Land, where she discovered the cross on which Christ …