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Pope Benedict XVI will pay a pastoral visit to prisoners of Rome
Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston, has retired as archpriest of the Basilica of S. Maria Maggiore in Rome. The Vatican announced the nomination of Spanish archbishop Santos Abril y Castello as Law
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Pope Benedict XVI inaugurated Rome
On-site restoration work on the statue of Blessed John Paul II in Piazza Cinquecento is taking place on 3 October after it was vandalised on 1 October. The statue, the work of master sculptor Oliviero Rainaldi and situat...
The Vatican has unveiled a new online news portal called News.va. Pope Benedict XVI launched the service with the world
The Lay Centre in Rome and the Catholic Theological Union at Chicago are to form an alliance. The move is designed to provide new education and inter-religious opportunities as well as provide a greater number of graduat...
The Vatican has distanced itself from the ongoing controversy surrounding the new bronze statue of John Paul II in Piazza Cinquecento in front of Termini station. In an attempt to clarify the situation, Monsignor Pasqual...
The Osservatore Romano, the Vatican’s official daily newpaper, has rejected the already controversial bronze statue of Blessed John Paul II which was unveiled on 19 May in Piazza Cinquecento in front of Termini sta...
A five-metre bronze statue of Blessed John Paul II has been unveiled in Piazza dei Cinquecento in front of Rome
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
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On 1 May Pope Benedict XVI presided over the beatification of his predecessor John Paul II at a ceremony in St Peter
As the capital welcomes pilgrims from around the world for the beatification of Pope John Paul II on Sunday 1 May, Rome's police chief Antonio Manganelli said that a security plan would be in place during the weekend to...
The annual Good Friday Stations of the Cross ceremony takes place at 21.15 on 22 April at the Colosseum where thousands of faithful are expected to join Pope Benedict XVI. Known in Italy as the Via Crucis, the Stations o...
Renovations are currently taking place at Domus Australia, a pilgrim centre offering accommodation for Australian pilgrims travelling to Rome. Situated between Stazione Termini and Porta Pia, the 19th-century building...
Vatican Radio is currently celebrating its 80th anniversary. The first words heard in the inaugural broadcast were spoken in Latin by Pope Pius XI when he greeted the world on 12 February 1931. The radio station was set...
Rome's hotel prices have greatly increased for the weekend of the beatification of Pope John Paul II on Sunday 1 May, with daily Roman newspaper Il Messaggero claiming that some hotels have raised their prices by 300 per...
Preparations are underway in St Peter
Using the most advanced technology available the Vatican newspaper L
Pope Benedict XVI has signed a new law to bring Vatican banking regulations into line with those of the European Union and other international authorities. A new financial authority is to be set up to regulate the Va...
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