What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News

Holy See confirms investigation of Order of Malta

January 17, 2017. The Holy See has issued a statement Tuesday in response to "attempts by the Order of Malta to discredit” the new group established by the Vatican to conduct the investigation of why the Chancellor of the Order of Malta was asked to step down.

Pope sends condolences for victims of Turkish cargo jet crash

January 16, 2017. On Monday morning, a Turkish cargo plane has tragically crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing dozens and hospitalizing many others. Many homes and vehicles in the small village are also destroyed. As a result, Vatican Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin has sent a message of condolences to the victims of the disaster on behalf of Pope Francis.

Pope Francis to meet with Palestinian president on Saturday

January 11, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Palestinian president, Mahmud Abbas on Saturday, January 14, at the Vatican to inaugurate the new Palestinian embassy to the Holy See.

Former Director of the Vatican's school for diplomats, Justo Mullor dies

December 30, 2016. The smiling archbishop Justo Mullor died this morning in Rome, at the Pío XI Clinic. He was 84 years old.

Nearly nine million Filipinos partake in Black Nazarene procession


Millions of people flocked to the streets of Manila to see the procession of the Black Nazarene, a darkened wood statue of Jesus carrying a cross.  

During the procession dozens of people attempted to kiss or rub the statue, believing it has miraculous properties.  

According to its story, a priest bought the Nazarene statue in Mexico in the 1600's. While on board a ship to the Philippines, it caught on fire, but instead of burning, it just turned a darker color.