Presenting the latest news from the Vatican with excerpts and analysis of the Holy Father’s recent audiences and writings, newsmaker interviews, highlights of recent events, and feature segments- all from the heart of the Universal Church.
2023-03-19 - CELEBRATE THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF POPE FRANCIS’ ELECTION & A CONVERSATION WITH ARCHBISHOP GALLAGHER
Vaticano celebrates the 10 year anniversary of Pope Francis’ election, Colm Flynn interviews Archbishop Paul Gallagher about Ukraine, abortion and climate change, and the role of fatherhood on Father’s Day in Italy.
2023-03-12 - SPECIAL INTERVIEW WITH THE FORMER DIRECTOR OF THE HOLY SEE PRESS OFFICE ON POPE FRANCIS
Vaticano takes you to a symposium on “War and Peace,” where experts discuss NATO and the Ukraine conflict. Plus, a look back at the papacy of Pope Francis, and a preview of the EWTN Vatican Bureau’s “Roman Nights.”
2023-03-05 - ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF UKRAINE WAR & HOLY SEE AT THE UN
On Vaticano…the Pope’s message to the people of Syria and Turkey following a devastating earthquake, the Holy See’s role navigating the United Nations, and the conflict in Ukraine one year after the Russian invasion.
2023-02-26 - LEARN ABOUT THE ITALIAN JUDGE BEATIFIED AS MARTYR
Reports on the Holy Father’s message for Lent, Blessed Rosario Livatino, killed by the Italian mafia, the origins of the Mother of Good Counsel devotion and an interview with Fr. Michael Baggott about “transhumanism.”
2023-02-19 - AN UPDATE FROM PRAGUE ON THE SYNOD ON SYNODALITY & REMEMBERING THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE LATERAN TREATY
Vaticano profiles the Community of Sant’Egidio, the worldwide movement of lay people. Plus, two new books on Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and a look at the late pontiff’s life in Germany as a professor and priest.
2023-02-12 - RELIVE POPE FRANCIS’S HISTORIC TRIP TO THE DRC & SOUTH SUDAN
A recap of the Holy Father’s trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, Bishop Munilla of Spain shares his memories of the late Pope Benedict XVI, and a journey to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Lourdes.
2023-02-05 - MEET JOHN PAUL II’S PERSONAL SECRETARY & FIND OUT MORE ON THE CHURCH IN AFRICA
Vaticano profiles the Church in Africa, and explores glass art, mosaics, and tiles the Melini family has produced for generations. Plus, an interview with Fr. Mark Lewis, rector of the Pontifical Gregorian University.
2023-01-29 - THE CONVERSION OF ST. PAUL AND THE SECOND VATICAN COUNCIL
The life and times of St. Paul, and the connection between the saint’s conversion and the missionary spirit of Pope John XXIII’s Convocation for the Second Vatican Council. Plus, a look at the Week for Christian Unity.
2023-01-26 - REMEMBERING CARDINAL GEORGE PELL & DISCOVERING THE TRADITION OF THE HOLY RING
On Vaticano, the Pontifical Lateran University celebrates its 250th anniversary, discover the tradition of the “Holy Ring” and Cardinal George Pell reflects on the passing of Pope Benedict XVI in his final EWTN interview.
2023-01-15 - A LOOKBACK AT BENEDICT XVI’S LIFE
A look at the preparations made for the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Hear from the faithful who came to pay their respects, and see how the Church establishment responded to the news of Benedict XVI’s passing.
2023-01-08 - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BENEDICT XVI’S PERSONAL SECRETARY
Vatican Bureau Chief, Andreas Thonhauser, interviews Pope Benedict’s personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein. Learn about the key moments from Benedict XVI’s papacy, and what he believes will be his legacy.
2023-01-01 - BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD
The International Festival of Music and Sacred Art celebrating its 21st Anniversary and Vaticano is there. Plus, a focus on the figure of Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi, a composer of sacred music known as the Italian Bach.
2022-12-25 - THE FIRST NATIVITY SCENE IN HISTORY
On this special Vaticano episode, travel to the city of Greccio, where St. Francis of Assisi created the first Nativity scene, and see how Pope Francis stressed the importance of recreating the scene of Christ’s birth.
2022-12-22 - MATERNITY HOSPITAL IN BETHLEHEM & CATHOLIC SHARK TANK IN ROME
Vaticano visits a maternity and critical care facility in Bethlehem and travels to Rome for a “Catholic Shark Tank” event. Plus, our series on artificial intelligence and the faith looks at the future of food production.
2022-12-11 - VATICAN NATIVITY SCENE & CHRISTMAS TREE INAUGURATION + 400 YEARS OF PROPAGANDA FIDE
See the inauguration of the Vatican’s nativity scene and witness the beautiful Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Then, our series on artificial intelligence and the faith continues with a look at the medical field.