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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.

Vatican Radio's website gets a Facelift


Since 1931, Vatican Radio has been airing all the latest news on the Pope's day to day activities. It now has a new website, to make that information easier to access. Everything from papal texts, articles and even videos. 

Director, Vatican Radio
"All the changes were made, with our listeners in mind. Of course, we gave high technology major priority.” 

Vatican Radio
"Our new website was designed to be more interactive with users.”

Among other changes, now users can check the site from their smartphones. And a Top News menu will help them see the latest in Breaking News.

Vatican Radio currently broadcasts in more than a thousand radio stations, in roughly 40 different languages