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.
A NEW ARMENIAN GENOCIDE LOOMING
Russia's new Ambassador to the Holy See. Pope Francis' peace efforts in Ukraine and Armenia. And, find out more about Catholic life in Mongolia.
PAVING THE WAY TO THE JUBILEE
Topping today’s Vaticano - the inspiring witness of the Ulma family, beatified in Poland for hiding Jewish refugees from the Nazis. Plus, Rome’s preparations for the Jubilee, and the mesmerizing artwork of El Greco.
POPE FRANCIS IN MONGOLIA
A recap of Pope Francis’ trip to Mongolia, where he announced an Apostolic Letter on St. Therese of Liseaux. See his deep spiritual connection with this saint, and learn about the hidden history of one Italian city.
POPE FRANCIS' MESSAGE TO THE YOUTH AND WHAT WILL REMAIN FROM LISBON
An analysis of Pope Francis’ meeting with Hungarian President, Katalin Novák, a recap of the most beautiful moments from World Youth Day 2023, and meet the Vatican’s baker who has served eight popes over 90 years.
FROM QUITO, TO ROME: A FAMILY OF FAMILIES
Visit The Center in Quito, Ecuador, where volunteers and missionaries help people break free of the circle of poverty and violence. Witness their struggles and triumphs as they transform lives and build a better future.
HOW WILL FUTURE PRIESTS SERVE: PONTIFICAL NORTH AMERICAN COLLEGE APOSTOLATES IN ROME
Follow seminarians of the Pontifical North American College as they embark upon their apostolates. Share their joy and suffering as they evanglize to the homeless, migrants and young adults considering a vocation.
CATHOLICS IN KAZAKHSTAN - A PORTRAIT
Kazakhstan is a land of great faith, but also suffering, persecution and bloodshed. Vaticano examines the status of Catholics, the miracle that saved the country from famine and the first image of the Kazakh Madonna.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Artificial intelligence and advanced robotics pose an existential risk to humanity. A Vaticano Special explores the spiritual ramifications of these technologies, and examines how the Church can guide the conversation.
HUMANAE VITAE: A PROPHETIC ENCYCLICAL
On its 55th anniversary, Vaticano revisits Pope Paul VI's final encyclical "Humanae Vitae." Plus, an interview with Dr. Andrea Manazza, a palliative care physician and member of Italy’s National Bioethics Committee.
COMMUNICATING FOR A SAINT
A feature on the life of Pope Saint John Paul II, plus a preview of the next Eucharistic Congress in Quito, Ecuador, and a visit to the Vatican Radio Museum to see more than 90 years of Church broadcasting history.
POPE FRANCIS AND WORLD YOUTH DAY
As the August date for Lisbon’s World Youth Day approaches, Vaticano looks back at how this popular celebration has grown. Plus, coverage of the “Popular Piety” symposium in Rome, and the history of the Swiss Guards.
60 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ELECTION OF POPE PAUL VI
A look at the life of Paul VI on the 60th anniversary of his election as Pope, Bishop Andrew Cozzens discusses the upcoming National Eucharistic Congress, and hear a concert hosted by the Israeli Embassy to the Holy See.
ST. PAUL THE APOSTLE & VATICAN II
Travel to the Papal Basilica of St. Paul, and see how the saint’s missionary witness inspired the Second Vatican Council, and take a glimpse behind-the-scenes of the preparations that go into the annual World Youth Day.
MAN OF FAITH AND STATE
A feature on Alcide De Gasperi, founding father of the European Union, an interview with the Colombian Ambassador to the Holy See, and how Ecuador is helping people break free of the cycle of poverty and violence.
RECONCILIATION WEEK IN ROME
On the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and the Holy See, Vaticano highlights Catholic events that honor Australia’s indigenous people. Plus, a look at Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae.
THE FLESH OF CHRIST IS IN THE FLESH OF REFUGEES
Vaticano examines the new book on Pentecost by the Nigerian archbishop, Fortunatus Nwachukwu. Plus, an in depth look at the new Vatican Constitution, and how the Casa Scalabrini ministers to migrants in Rome.
350 YEARS OF THE MARIAN FATHERS OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
The Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception celebrate 350 years, Fr. Philip Larrey discusses the implications of artificial Intelligence, and our series on how Ecuador is breaking free from poverty and violence.
CARDINAL NEWMAN’S DREAM OF GERONTIUS & CARDINAL GRECH ON THE SYNOD
This week…catch a preview of the first full performance in Rome of The Dream of Gerontius based on Cardinal Newman’s poem. Plus, a conversation with Cardinal Mario Grech, General Secretary of the Synod of Bishops.
ITALY’S MARCH FOR LIFE RALLY IN ROME
In the latest installment of “Roman Nights,” the Catholic community in Rome discusses the “Church and Charity,” and we sit down with Massimo Gandolfini, M.D., one of the leaders of Italy’s March for Life.
POPE FRANCIS’ APOSTOLIC VOYAGE TO BUDAPEST
This week on Vaticano…the latest news stories coming out of Rome, a recap of the Holy Father’s recent trip to Budapest, and our interview with Patrick Kelly, the Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus.
THE APOSTLE OF THE ROSARY
The Shrine of Our Lady of the Rosary of Pompeii celebrates its 150 year jubilee, seminarian Peter Fairbanks works with the homeless in Rome, and the Catholic role in Italy’s resistance against Nazism and facism.
THE DIGITAL POPE
Vaticano examines the world’s changing media landscape, and the role of the Pope as a global communicator sharing the Gospel message. Plus, Hungary’s ambassador previews the Holy Father’s upcoming trip to Budapest.
THE INCREDIBLE STORY OF OUR LADY OF REVELATION AT TRE FONTANE
Vaticano recaps the Holy Father’s activities during the Paschal Triduum and Easter weekend, a look at Pope Francis update to the motu proprio, and a visit to the Marian shrine dedicated to Our Lady of Revelation.
THE GOLDEN LEGEND OF THE TRUE CROSS
The world radio premiere of "7", a meditation on Joseph Haydn's Septem verba Christi in Cruce, a look at the history of the Stations of the Cross, and exploring the “Golden Legend” surrounding the True Cross of Christ.
FRAGMENTS OF HOPE
The use of sexual violence as a weapon of war in conflicts around the world, an exhibit at the Vatican Museums on the “Crocifisso di Sant’Eutizio,” and stories of faith from American seminarians coming to Rome.
SURVIVING BOKO HARAM & MEET THE POLISH FAMILY MARTYRED DURING WWII
Stories on the Lenten vigil opened by Pope Francis, the crisis engulfing Nigeria as Boko Haram terrorizes the population, and a Polish Catholic family who hid Jewish families from the Nazi occupation during World War II.
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.
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.”
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
THE GERMAN BISHOP’S ARRIVE IN ROME & HOW TO EVANGELIZE ON YOUTUBE
A report on the German Bishop’s Ad Limina visit to Rome, popular Catholic YouTuber and podcaster Matt Fradd speaks on the potential of social media for evanglizing, and part 3 of our series on artificial intelligence.
DISCOVER CARDINAL SARAH’S NEW BOOK & THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION
Pope Francis blesses a new statue on the plight of the homeless, Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta reveals common misunderstandings surrounding the Sacrament of Confession, and part 2 of our series on artificial intelligence.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & THE FRENCH REVOLUTION – THE CHURCH DURING PAST & FUTURE TRANSFORMATIONS
On its anniversary, Vaticano examines a critical publication about the critically ill and end of life care, Fr. Mark Lewis discusses the French Revolution, and a five-part series on artificial intelligence and the faith.
MEET THE "POPE’S PAINTER"
On Vaticano…the story of 2 Angelicum University alumni martyred under Communism, an interview with a Benedictine monk who specializes in the liturgy, and a recently completed a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
SYNODALITY & SEX ABUSE IN THE CHURCH
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for All Soul’s Day, a conference on international development cooperation, Fr. Hans Zollner shares his research into the abuse crisis in the Church, and the “Holy mayor” of Florence, Italy.
THE MYSTERY MAN IN THE HOLY SHROUD & THE PURGATORY MUSEUM
Pope Francis convenes the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace at Rome’s Colosseum, a new hyper-realistic exhibition reveals the person wrapped in the Shroud of Turin, and a visit to the Purgatory Museum in Rome.
MISSIONARY CHURCH AND THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
On Vaticano…18 religious men and women are given the missionary mandate at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, attend a seminar on Confession at the Vatican, and the Holy Father’s message for World Mission Day.
60TH ANNIVERSARY OF VATICAN II & FEAST DAY OF BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS
As Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the 60th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, Vaticano looks at the impact of this momentous event. Plus, a celebration of the life and legacy of Carlo Acutis on his feast day.
POPE PIUS XII & THE DECISION DOOR OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI
The relationship between the Holy See and U.S. government during Pius XII’s papacy, the Jubilee Years with Dr. Johannes Grohe, and the “decision door” St. Francis of Assisi traversed during important moments of his life.
HISTORY OF LITURGY & NAC ORDINATION
Highlights from Pope Francis’ trip to Matera, discussions surrounding the traditional Latin Mass, the work and legacy of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, and behind the scenes of an upcoming film on Pier Giorgio Frassati.
PADRE PIO’S “SPIRITUAL DAUGHTER”
An examination of the challenges in practicing modern medicine as a faithful Catholic, the “spiritual daughter” of Padre Pio recalls her fond memories of the saint, and Kazakhstan’s unique role in the Catholic world.
CATHOLICS OF KAZAKHSTAN & CATHOLICS IN POLITICS
An examination of Vatican Curial Reforms, including the apostolic constitution promulgated by Pope Francis. Plus, EWTN Bureau Chief Andreas Thonhauser speaks on the virtues of being a Catholic while working in politics.
MOTHER TERESA 25 YEAR ANNIVERSARY & KAZAKHSTAN TRIP PREVIEW
Vaticano looks at the beatification of the “Smiling Pope”, Pope John Paul I, and the legacy of Mother Teresa on the 25th year anniversary of her death. Plus, a preview of Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Kazakhstan.
DISCOVER A REVOLUTION OF FORGIVENESS & THE “SMILING POPE”
Vaticano travels with Pope Francis to the Italian city of L’Aquila to follow in the footsteps of Pope Celestine V. The Pope’s 8th Consistory creates 20 new cardinals, and a closer look at the life of Pope John Paul I.
THE TRUE FACE OF THE VIRGIN MARY
Vaticano touches on art, history, and theology, as we explore what the Blessed Virgin Mary looked like through interviews and conversations with the Art Historian, Liz Lev, and EWTN Vatican Senior Contributor Paul Badde.
HOPE IN THE HEART OF THE SOUTH SUDAN & NEW INVESTMENT POLICIES AT THE HOLY SEE
Follow Pope Francis’ Apostolic trip to Canada, and get the latest breaking news coming from the Vatican. Learn about the Holy See’s new financial investment policies and what it means for future Church investments.
ARCHIVES OF PIUS XII AND POPE FRANCIS’ CANADA VISIT
The Vatican Archives reveal Pope Pius XII’s efforts to protect Jews during the height of the Nazi-Fascist era in Europe, a look at the most power telescope in existence, and the Holy Father’s upcoming trip to Canada.
CHALLENGES FACING FAMILIES IN EUROPE & MILITARY PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES
On Vaticano, hear from Vincenzo Bassi, a European leader advocating for families, travel to Lourdes for an international military pilgrimage and meet the Benedictines who still celebrate the traditional Latin Mass.
UPCOMING JUBILEE YEAR & EMPOWERING CATHOLICS WITH DISABILITIES
Learn about the emerging field of disability theology, a new effort to introduce the rosary to children, plus testimonies from the World Meeting of Families, and news on the upcoming Jubilee Year 2025…all on Vaticano.
ROE VS. WADE AND THE VATICAN
On their important feast day, Vaticano tells the history of Sts. Peter and Paul. Plus, an interview with the president of Italy’s March for Life, and meet members of the U.S. delegation to the World Meeting of Families.
"THE WAY OF HOLINESS" - THE BELTRAME QUATTROCCHI STORY
This Vaticano special follows the Quattrocchi Beltrame family, as they embark on a midnight pilgrimage to the Divino Amore Shrine, and serve as a north star for the 10th edition of the World Meeting of Families in Rome.
POPE FRANCIS’ 8TH CONSISTORY AND FATHER’S DAY IN THE USA
A preview of Pope Francis’ 8th Consistory where he will create 21 new cardinals, Msgr. Pietro Bongiovanni on the role of fathers in the family and society, and this month’s edition of Roman Nights on faith as family.
MARTYRS OF RWANDA AND SPIRITUAL WARFARE
On Vaticano, see how Pope Francis is rallying Marian shrines around the world to the cause for peace, meet survivors of a family martyred during the Rwandan Genocide, and get a preview of EWTN Ireland’s latest docudrama.
PILGRIMAGE TO JERUSALEM & THE CHURCH’S EFFORTS IN ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
A new sculture promoting the pro-life cause is unveiled in Rome, a conference on artificial intelligence brings together the Church and scientists, and meet the patron saints of the World Meeting of Families on Vaticano.
PREVIEW OF THE MEETING OF FAMILIES & MARCH FOR LIFE IN ROME
Vaticano takes you to the streets of Rome, where peple are marching for the right to life. Learn why scientists believe we should forgive constantly, and the challenges Russia and China pose to the international order.
SAINT TITUS BRANDSMA & BLESSED PAOLINE JARICOT
Vaticano covers the first canonization since before the pandemic, see how the Order of Malta brings relief to Ukranian refugees, visit the birth city of St. Titus Brandsma and learn about the oldest Marian icon in Rome.
IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF CHARLES DE FOUCAULD & "THE OLDEST IMAGE OF OUR LADY"
Charles de Foucald is among the saints canonized in the first ceremony in two years, meet the Assaf family, on a mission to welcome university students into their home, and discover the oldest image of the Virgin Mary.
SUPPORTING FUTURE OF THE CHURCH & 100 YEARS OF “KNIGHT OF THE IMMACULATE”
This week on Vaticano…new Swiss guards are being sworn in to defend the Pope, Roman Nights experts work to proclaim the message of the Gospel in modern times, and a historic Catholic magazine celebrates 100 years.
TORIES OF FAITH FROM UKRAINE & POPE FRANCIS’ MARIAN IMAGE
Pope Francis asks for new light on the Easter 2019 terrorist attack in Sri Lanka, the Pontifical Mission Society and EWTN celebrate Easter in Ukraine, and learn about the Marian image where the Pope frequently prays.
DIVINE MERCY & THE PASSION OF UKRAINE
On the next Vaticano…celebrate Easter with Eastern Christians and go inside the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross. Then, walk through Easterly decorated Rome, and learn about the need for Divine Mercy in our lives.
EASTER CELEBRATIONS RETURN TO ST. PETER'S SQUARE
After two years of Covid restrictions, Rome celebrates Easter in all its glory and Vaticano is there. Discover the mystery of Paschal Triduum, and one of the finest representations of the crucifix, the Cross of Cimabue.
A DOCTOR VISITS JESUS & THE STORIES OF THE TRUE CROSS
As Vaticano travels with Pope Francis to Malta, we bring you stories about the true cross of Jesus, how the Holy Friday collection helps Christians in the Middle East, and a doctor’s perspective on the death of Jesus.
POPE FRANCIS IN MALTA & THE FIRST CONCLAVE IN HISTORY
On Vaticano…the opening of the new Vatican palliative care center, a conference on Christianity and death of culture, Pope Francis’ upcoming apostolic trip to Malta and learning about the first conclave in history.
CONSECRATION OF RUSSIA AND UKRAINE TO MARY & PREVIEW OF THE APOSTOLIC TRIP TO MALTA
Vaticano previews the upcoming papal trip to Malta, and looks at the second secret of Fatima and its connection to the consecration of Russia. Plus, a discussion on Christianity and the relics of Jesus’ passion in Rome.
SYNOD ON SYNODALITY & VATICAN MUSEUM’S PROJECTS FOR 2022
On the 400th anniversary of the canonization of St. Ignatius, Pope Francis visits the first Jesuit church in Rome. We also update recent news from the Vatican, including the Synod on Synodality and the Vatican museum.
NATIONAL DAY OF THE HOLY SEE IN EXPO DUBAI & “ST. FRANCIS XAVIER - TO THE END OF THE EARTH”
Pope Francis’ marks the 9th anniversary of his elevation to the papacy, a new docudrama about St. Francis Xavier premieres 400 years after his canonization, and take a walk through the Lenten station churches in Rome.
PEACE FOR UKRAINE & THE THREE PIETÀ OF MICHELANGELO
As Vaticano prays for peace in Ukraine, we provide updates on recent news from the Vatican, visit an exhibition of the 3 “Pieta” of Michelangelo, and discover a conference dedicated to female doctors of the Church.
PREVIEW OF POPE FRANCIS IN FLORENCE & SECRET OF THE CONFESSION IS UNDER ATTACK
We recall the heroic life of Cardinal Eugene Tisserant, discover how the Apostolic penitentiary defends the secret of Confession and update Holy See events, including Pope Francis’ upcoming apostolic trip to Florence.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MSGR. GEORG GÄNSWEIN & ST. IRENAEUS DOCTOR OF UNITY
Discover how the Vatican is marking the world day of the sick, learn about an unusual feast dedicated to St. Peter, hear an exclusive interview with Msgr. Georg Gänswein and travel to Terni, Italy to meet St. Valentine.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH MSGR. GEORG GÄNSWEIN
An exclusive interview with Msgr. Georg Gänswein, personal secretary of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, about the condition of the retired pontiff and his fight against paedophilia in the Catholic Church.
ARCHAEOLOGY AND FAITH & THE VATICAN FINANCIAL TRIAL
Vaticano updates the Vatican finance trial, and visits the relics of St. Valentine, the patron saint of lovers. And Pope Francis honors a Hungarian archaeologist for uncovering the martyrdom place of John the Baptist
BATTLE AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING & THE PALACE OF THE POPE'S OPENS ITS DOORS
Take a deep dive into papal history as Vaticano explores the Lateran Palace, original home of the Roman Pontiffs. Meet a Catholic lawyer fighting to end child marriage and hear Pope Francis’ plea for peace in Ukraine.
IS CHRISTIAN UNITY ESSENTIAL? & SALESIAN CHARISM TODAY
On Vaticano, Pope Francis prays for Christian unity during a week of ecumenism. Then, we’ll travel to the Marian Shrine of Pompeii where art meets faith, and participate in the second edition of “Roman Nights.”
POTENTIAL PAPAL TRIPS IN 2022 & CONCERNS FOR GERMAN SYNODAL PATH
Where will Pope Francis visit this year? Vaticano looks at some countries to see how unrest could influence the trip. Plus, we’ll preview this summer’s World Meeting of Families and travel to the Italian city of Amalfi.
BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD
Travel to Barcelona for the 20th edition of the International Sacred Music and Art Festival. Then, visit Rome where music from Mozart and Monteverdi gives life to the imposing basilicas of the Eternal City. On Vaticano.
THE BEST OF VATICANO 2021
A look back at 2021 includes President Biden’s visit to the Vatican during the G20, the Pope’s apostolic journey to Iraq, the first exhibition in the Vatican Museums after lockdown and the Firefighters of St. Francis.
IN THE LIGHT OF MEMORY
In this special episode, Vaticano travels with Father Mitch Pacwa to the Vatican Apostolic Archives, where he explores the untold secrets of this immense repository of historic documents, correspondence and more.
POPE FRANCIS IN CYPRUS AND GREECE & VATICAN NATIVITY SCENE
This week, Vaticano accompanies Pope Francis on His Apostolic trip to Cyprus and Greece, learn how faith is helping two young Christians from Cameroon, and visit this year’s Vatican nativity scene that comes from Peru.
ATHENS AWAITS POPE FRANCIS & ADVENT IN THE VATICAN
See why Pope Francis is traveling to Greece, meet Mariologist Fr. Salvatore Perella and learn about the dogma of the Immaculate Conception, and dive into the Christmas spirit by celebrating Advent at the Vatican.
Walk the streets of Rome with Vaticano as we learn about the life of St. John Henry Newman. Meet the members of the Spiritual Family “The Work”, a congregation inspired by the memory of this great English saint.
SISTER FROM THE BRONX & WINE MAKING MONKS
The Italian National Soccer team pays a visit to the Vatican children’s hospital, learn about monks who have been serving popes for over 700 years, and meet Sr. Maria Silva and learn about her faith journey…this week.
THE HOLY SEE AND PALESTINE & “THE VATICAN NUMBER THREE”
In a meeting with Palestine’s president, Pope Francis reaffirms his support for the two state solution. Then, view an amazing photographic exhibition in St. Peter’s Square and participate in “Roman Nights”…all on Vaticano.
PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN IN THE VATICAN & POPE FRANCIS PRO-LIFE APPEAL
This week, Vaticano examines the Vatican’s influence as world leaders meet with Pope Francis before the G20 summit. And Pope John Paul II’s personal photographer reveals never before seen photos of the Polish saint.
WORLD MISSION DAY & "TWEETS" FROM THE CATACOMBS
This week, Vaticano takes you through the Roman Catacombs to witness the faith and courage of the early Christians. And on World Mission Day, see how and why the Catholic Church has grown to 15 million new members.
POPE JOHN PAUL I TO BE PROCLAIMED BLESSED & "THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS" ACCORDING ST. BRIDGET
On Vaticano, Pope Francis approves a miracle that advances the beatification cause of Pope John Paul I and seven others. And discover the little known connection between St. Bridget of Sweden and the Basilica of St. Paul.
SYNODAL PATH BEGINS & CELEBRATING SAINT CARDINAL JOHN HENRY NEWMAN IN ROME
This week, Vaticano is in Rome, as leaders of the world’s religions gather at the Vatican to sign an unprecedented joint appeal calling on countries to “achieve net-zero carbon emissions” to help save the environment.
OUR LADY AND EUCHARIST & “SAINTS PETER AND PAUL BY RAPHAEL AND FRA BARTOLOMEO”
The Universal Church begins phase one of the synodal process, and Vaticano is there. Then visit the first exhibition of the Vatican Museums in almost 2 years to uncover the connection between Raphael and Fra Angelico.
PAPAL TRIP TO SLOVAKIA & EXCOMMUNICATION AND COMMUNION
Vaticano accompanies Pope Francis on his Apostolic trip to Slovakia, meet the director and star of the popular “Chosen” series, and learn about music in the Taizé Community, an ecumenical Christian monastic fraternity.
STORIES FROM BUDAPEST: A LOOK INSIDE THE INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
This week on Vaticano, take a tour and meet the excited residents of Hungary’s capital city of Budapest, as the historic 52nd International Eucharistic Congress concludes with a Mass and blessing from Pope Francis.