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St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Marco Mancini/CNA
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 29, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has postponed this year’s Peter’s Pence collection until next fall as the Vatican confronts the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. The collection, which traditionally takes place in churches across the world on June 29,

Eucharistic Prayer (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
CNA Staff, Apr 27, 2020 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Vatican’s doctrinal congregation has asked the world’s bishops to report on how a landmark papal document acknowledging the right of all priests to say Mass using the Roman Missal of 1962 is being applied in their dioceses. Cardinal Luis

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Pope Francis. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.
Vatican City, Apr 22, 2020 / 07:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Vatican has released a free online prayer book to help Catholics seeking divine assistance amid the coronavirus crisis. The 192-page book is available for download on the website of the Vatican’s publishing house, the Libreria Editrice Vaticana. The publication,

St. Peter's Basilica and square closed to public March 10, 2020. Credit: Hannah Brockhaus/CNA.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 22, 2020 / 11:10 am MT (CNA).- Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin met with members of the Roman curia on Wednesday to discuss the gradual reopening of Holy See offices as Italy prepares to end its national lockdown. The heads of Vatican

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 6, 2020 / 12:10 pm (CNA).- Monday, April 6 marks the 500th anniversary of the death of Raphael, the Renaissance painter responsible for “The School of Athens” and “The Transfiguration.” While the Vatican Museums was due to unveil the last phase of restoration of

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA
Vatican City, Mar 30, 2020 / 12:45 pm (CNA).- Cardinal Angelo De Donatis, vicar general of the Diocese of Rome, has tested positive for coronavirus. He is the first cardinal known to have the virus. The cardinal has been admitted to the Gemelli Hospital in Rome with a fever. He

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 27, 2020 / 06:40 am (CNA).- Pope Francis will follow a slightly modified schedule this year for the liturgies of Holy Week and Easter, which will all take place inside St. Peter’s Basilica and without the presence of the public, the Vatican announced Friday.

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 14, 2020 / 04:56 pm (CNA).- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis’ liturgies for Holy Week and Easter, which usually include the presence of thousands of people, will be held without public attendance this year. According to an online notice from the Prefecture

Vatican officials at a Feb. 12 press conference. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA
By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 12, 2020 / 07:56 am (CNA).- Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation on the Amazon is part of the Church’s ordinary magisterium — that is officially a kind of Church teaching — while the final document of the Vatican’s 2019 Amazon synod is not, Cardinal Michael