A Swiss guard looks on as Pope Francis arrives for a general audience in St. Peter’s Square June 11, 2014. (CNS photo by Paul Haring) VATICAN CITY — Even though Pope Francis has repeatedly pledged to root for no one nation and Switzerland has historically held a stance of armed neutralit
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Vatican Announces Worldwide Telecasts Information for Christmas, World Day of Peace Ceremonies; Live Streaming Also Available Through The Pope App
Click here for Spanish. December 4, 2013 WASHINGTON—The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has released information for broadcasters regarding worldwide telecasts of the events presided over by Pope Francis on Christmas and New Year’s Day. All times are UTC/GMT (Coordinated Universal Time/
Dear Brothers and Sisters, buongiorno! Today, dear brothers and sisters, I wish to make add my voice to the cry which rises up with increasing anguish from every part of the world, from every people, from the heart of each person, from the one great family which is humanity: it is the cry for peace!
By Clare Myers VATICAN CITY — It was nearly 100 degrees outside, the bus was overflowing with people, and I was late. I had just come from running errands and I was squeezing in meeting up with a friend in between my internship at the Catholic News Service Rome bureau and grocery shopping. I t
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis was elected three months ago today and woke up with a little anniversary present: For the first time, the number of followers of his Twitter account in Spanish surpassed the number of followers of his English account. The number of followers of the papal Twitter acc