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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.

Check out what the Pope is doing this week!


On Monday, May 25th,  Africa Day will be celebrated throughout the world. It's the anniversary of the founding of the Organization of African Unity. The group was created in 1963.

Pope Francis will hold his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square on Wednesday. Thousands of pilgrims are expected to attend.

The following day, the Pope will meet privately with the former president of Uruguay, José Mujica. He is in Europe promoting his new book "Happiness to Power.”

Mujica was president from 2010 to 2015. Tabaré Vázquez took office in March, after already serving as president before Mujica.

On Sunday, May 31st, Pope Francis will appear in the window of the Apostolic Palace at noon to pray the Regina Coeli.