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By 10:30 a.m. the Cathedral was half full for the 11:00 a.m. Easter Mass. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Live Mass: Sunday September 19, 2021: Cathedral Basilica of St. Peter in Chains, 11:00 a.m. Pope Francis General Audience Pope Francis Angelus >    

by CNA Staff Vatican City, Sep 8, 2021 / 07:00 am Pope Francis sent 15,000 ice creams to prisoners in Rome as the Eternal City sweltered in the summer heat, the Vatican announced on Tuesday. The gelati were taken to the Regina Coeli and Rebibbia prisons by the papal almoner

Sunday, September 5, 2021  6:00 a.m. Angelus with Pope Francis 8:00 a.m. 52nd International Eucharistic Congress 9:30 a.m. Holy Rosary and Devotions Join the Franciscan Friars of the Eternal Word as we pray for our country and our leaders from Our Lady of the Angels Chapel in Irondale, AL. 6:00

by Alejandro Bermudez Rome Newsroom, Aug 31, 2021 / 21:51 pm Correction: An earlier version of this story misidentified the rector of the Pontifical North American College. The rector is Father Peter Harman. In a memo sent to “the Community ” at the North American College (NAC), Rector Fr. Peter

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 31, 2021 / 07:32 am In a new interview, Pope Francis said that a nurse saved his life, in reference to a medical issue he had earlier this summer. “A nurse saved my life,” Pope Francis told Spanish COPE radio, in excerpts of an

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 28, 2021 / 08:20 am Pope Francis on Saturday made several temporary changes to the Vatican’s Chapter of St. Peter, a group of retired priests who pray and assist in the liturgical activities of St. Peter’s Basilica. The new norms cut the chapter’s expenses

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 26, 2021 / 08:00 am Pope Francis on Thursday named Italian economist and Catholic religious sister Alessandra Smerilli as secretary of the Vatican’s social development office on an interim basis. Smerilli was appointed “ad interim” secretary of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Aug 11, 2021 / 13:01 pm The actor who plays Jesus in the internet series “The Chosen” met Pope Francis on Wednesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream as he visits Rome this week to view pilgrimage sites related to the Gospels. Jonathan Roumie, a Catholic who

By CNA Staff Rome, Italy, Jul 15, 2021 / 13:00 pm Three Polish Catholic priests and a layman arrived at the Vatican on Wednesday after a grueling cycling pilgrimage from northern Poland. The group, from the diocese of Pelplin, set out on the 1,400-mile trip on June 28, carrying with