What's this? / Report Bad Ads
Latest News
Pope Francis

Names of archbishops to receive pallium from Pope Francis

June 28, 2017. On June 29, the Feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Francis will bless the palliums of the Metropolitan Archbishops. This year, 36 have been appointed. The list is as followed
Vatican

Vatican comments on situation of missing Chinese Bishop Shao Zhumin

June 26, 2017. Bishop Peter Shao Zhumin, from Wenzhou in Continental China, was taken into custody by Chinese police on Easter weekend 2017. While recognized as a bishop in the Catholic Church, he is an unofficial bishop or "underground” in China, since the Chinese government does not recognize him as religious.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis' complete schedule for Colombia trip

June 23, 2017. He will go to Colombia September 6-11.
Vatican

Bruno Marie Duffé, new secretary of the Department for Integral Development

June 16, 2017. Thepope has named French priest Bruno Marie Duffé, from Lyon, number two of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development. He will be in charge of one of the key offices in the Vatican Curia.
Pope Francis

Angela Merkel to meet with pope on June 17

June 9, 2017. The Vatican has confirmed that on Saturday, June 17, German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet with Pope Francis. Both have previously met in Rome in May 2016, February 2015 and May 2013, two months after Pope Francis was elected pontiff.
Pope Francis

Pope Francis to meet with Venezuelan bishops on June 8

June 5, 2017. Pope Francis will meet with Venezuelan bishops next Thursday to discuss the situation their country is facing.
Vatican

New secretary of the Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life

May 31, 2017. The Brazilian priest Alexandre Awi Mello, the National Director of Brazil's Schönstatt Movement, will serve as the new secretary. He was born Rio de Janeiro in 1971, and ordained a priest in 2001.

Pope Francis' weekly schedule: Trip to Poland and WYD

2016-07-25

The Pope has no more public appearances scheduled until his trip to Poland on July 27. On Monday and Tuesday, he will get ready for a busy five-day trip to John Paul II's homeland.

His flight is scheduled to land in Krakow on Wednesday at 4 p.m. local time. There, he will join hundreds of thousands of young people from every continent in the WYD celebration. The Pope will have four main activities with youth: the opening ceremony, the Stations of the Cross, the Saturday night prayer vigil, and the closing Mass on Sunday, where he will reveal the location of the next WYD.

The Pope has two other important events outside of WYD: he will visit Auschwitz on Friday morning and the Shrine of the Divine Mercy on Saturday. 

He will arrive in Rome at 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 31. Pope Francis will then partially resume his normal schedule, including Wednesday general audiences with pilgrims.



JRB/AG
RR
-JM
-PR
Up:MB
#PopeFrancis