Pontifical Academy for Life

The Pontifical Academy for Life has issued a Note on the Covid-19 emergency entitled “Pandemic and Universal Brotherhood”. The document calls for “an alliance between science and humanism” that should guide our response to the crisis, according to Vatican News. The current situation has led us to understand “the precariousness that radically characterizes our human condition”….

Praying well

The three elements needed for praying well… Pope Francis told them to faithful worldwide to welcome his invitation, during his private daily Mass at his residence Casa Santa Marta, again offered for the victims and those affected by the Coronavirus, praying especially today for those struggling financially at this time. COMPLETE ARTICLE

Pope visits Rome churches

Pope Francis spent his afternoon on the Third Sunday of Lent seeking to underline his closeness to those who suffer by imploring the special protection of Our Lady, reported Vatican News.  He engaged in two intense moments of prayer: one before the ancient icon of Maria Salus Populi Romani at the Basilica of St. Mary Major and the…

Pius XII archives opened

“I have decided that the opening of the Vatican Archives for the Pontificate of Pius XII will take place on 2 March 2020, exactly one year after the eightieth anniversary of the election to the See of Peter of Eugenio Pacelli.” With these words, Pope Francis made a long-awaited announcement. The statement came in his…

The Vatican and Covid-19

Given the imminent threat of the coronavirus in Italy — already present in eight regions, among them Lazio, where the capital is located –, Matteo Bruni, Director of the Holy See Press Office, announced the decision to postpone some events organized in closed places with a significant public presence. However, the Wednesday General Audience on…