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In a shock development the Vatican has announced the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. The 85-year-old pope is to step down on 28 February, in just over two weeks time. The announcement comes just two days before the...
Dear Brothers, I have convoked you to this Consistory, not only for the three canonizations, but also to communicate to you a decision of great importance for the life of the Church. After having repeatedly examined m...
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Popes can, and do resign, but no pope has done so since 1415 when Gregory XII was asked to do so to help end the split in the Catholic Church known as the Great Western Schism. The most famous pope to resign was Celes...
St Paul's Within the Walls, the American Episcopal Church of Rome, celebrates its 140th anniversary on Friday 25 January, on the festival of the conversion of St Paul. On the same day in 1873 the cornerstone of the churc...
Wanted in Rome has compiled a list of English language religious services in churches in Rome over Christmas. For the Pope’s programme see the Vatican calendar of religious celebrations.  All Saints Anglica...
On the feast of the Immaculate Conception on Saturday 8 December, Pope Benedict XVI pays homage to the Virgin Mary by making a pilgrimage to Piazza Mignanelli beside the Spanish Steps at 16.00. In an annual tradition dat...
The 37th edition of the annual international nativity crib exhibition 100 Presepi has opened in Piazza del Popolo's Sala del Bramante and runs daily throughout the Christmas season – including Christmas Day –...
On 1 December the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, representing the British royal family, attended a commemoration ceremony at Rome’s Venerable English College, marking the 650th anniversary of the building’s...
A special “Faith Scroll” has been inaugurated at the Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP) office beside St Peter's Square on 15 November. The scroll is a social media project by the ORP – the Vatican-run...
The US ambassador to the Holy See, Miguel H. Diaz, is taking up a teaching position at the University of Dayton in Ohio. The US embassy to the Holy See said that Diaz’s departure had been in the pipeline for som...
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The Westminster Abbey Choir will sing with the Cappella Musicale Pontificia, the Sistine Chapel Choir, in a historic ecumenical event on 29 June that will be broadcast around the world. It is the first time that the Si...
The 26 new papal Swiss Guards who were sworn in on 6 May took their oath of allegiance to the pope in the Paul VI audience hall because of the heavy rain. Usually the colourful ceremony takes place in the open. There...
Wanted in Rome has compiled a list of English-language religious services in Rome during Easter Week. VATICAN EASTER CEREMONIES 5 April. Chrismal Mass, Vatican Basilica, 09.30. Mass of the Lord's Supper, Basilica o...
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The Westminster Abbey Choir is to sing with the Cappella Musicale Pontificia, the Sistine Chapel Choir, at St Peter
The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd and Rt Hon. Rowan Williams, will be in Rome on 10 and 11 March to participate in the celebrations for the millennium of the Camaldoli Benedictine community at the Basilica di S...
A three-day conference to launch a global initiative to protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse in the Catholic Church opens at the Pontifical Gregorian University on 6 February.
Rome-based charitable organisation Comunit
The American Episcopal Church of Rome has announced Rev. Austin Keith Rios as its new rector. Rios succeeds the interim rector Rev. Dr John Kevern at St Paul
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