From Saint Peter's Basilica, Holy Mass presided over by Pope Francis on World Mission Day.


From Saint Peter’s Square, the Holy Father’s General Audience from Wednesday, October 16, 2019.


Pope Francis presdies over Mass with the Canonization in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican and pray the Angelus.

New Saints for the Catholic Church:

  • John Henry Newman
  • Giuseppina Vannini
  • María Teresa Chiramel Mankidiyan
  • Dulce Lopes Pontes
  • Margarita Bays

From Saint Peter’s Square, the Holy Father’s General Audience from Wednesday, October 9, 2019.



From Saint Peter's Basilica and the Synod Hall in the Vatican, Opening Assembly of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region on the theme “new paths for the Church and for integral ecology.”


From Saint Peter’s Square, Pope Francis leads the faithful in the recitation of the Angelus prayer.


From Saint Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis celebrates the opening Mass for the opening of the Synod of Bishops for the Pan-Amazon Region.


Pope Francis creates 13 new Cardinals at the Ordinary Public Consistory in Saint Peter’s Basilica. He reflects on the importance of being aware of God’s compassion.





In a special tree-planting ceremony in the Vatican Gardens, Pope Francis places the upcoming Synod for the Amazon under the protection of Saint Francis of Assisi.


Pope Francis' weekly General Audience. The Holy Father continues his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, focusing on deacon Philip converting an Ethiopian. 


From Saint Peter's Basilica, Missionary Vigil and Vespers presided over by Pope Francis for the start of the missionary month (October 2019).


From Saint Peter’s Square, Holy Mass presided over by Pope Francis on the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Recitation of the Angelus prayer afterward.


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Coverage of the Holy Father's trips outside the Vatican including from trips to Assisi to Poland for World Youth Day and the world over.

General Audience

Each week, the Holy Father welcomes the faithful into Saint Peter's Square or Paul VI Hall to greet them, offer them some words of wisdom and bless them. 


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Papal Angelus

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