Tag: Vatican

“Do not let anyone steal hope” – Cardinal Grech tells consistory

Addressing the consistory, Cardinal Grech said: "Let Mary, Stella Maris, who the Maltese worship under the title of the Blessed Virgin of Ta' Pinu, fill us with hope."

Pope Francis overhauls administration of Secretariat of State funds

The decision follows a scandal over a luxury London property deal and the Malta-based investment Centurion Global Fund

“I hope this vocation will help you continue to grow in...

Read the letter Pope Francis wrote to Mgr Grech to wish him well on being nominated cardinal

Pope’s Christmas liturgies will held without public presence – reports

According to reports referring to a letter seen by the Catholic News Agency, the Secretariat of State to embassies accredited to the Holy See announced that Pope Francis will celebrate the Vatican liturgies of the Christmas season “in a private form without the presence of members of the diplomatic Corps.”

Moneyval inspectors meet Pope Francis

The Vatican received the inspectors as part of its efforts to get on the white list of countries with a clean bill of health on money laundering and other financial wrongdoing such as funding terrorism.

Pope Francis receives delegation of local authorities and NGOs

The delegation was led by the Mayor of Lampedusa, Totò Martello, representing the participating towns and NGOs of the EU funded project “Snapshots from the Borders”.

Watch: Unexpected surprise during Pope’s blessing

Pope Francis witnessed an unexpected surprise during the papal audience on Wednesday, as a man proposed to his girlfriend after the holy father blessed a box which contained the engagement ring.

Pope calls for respect for justice and rights in Belarus

In his greetings following the Angelus on Sunday morning, Pope Francis said that he was following the post-electoral situation in Belarus. He called for dialogue, the rejection of violence, respect for justice and rights.

Pope Benedict XVI “not suffering from serious illness”

"The health of the emeritus pope does not give cause for concern"

U.S. cybersecurity firm says Beijing-linked hackers target Vatican ahead of talks

Hackers linked to the Chinese government have infiltrated Vatican computer networks, including the Roman Catholic Church's Hong Kong-based representative, a U.S. firm that tracks state-backed cyber attacks said on Wednesday .