The Pope appoints the Argentine Msgr. Víctor Fernández as the new prefect for the Doctrine of the Faith

July 1, 2023 / 9:02 a.m. Pope Francis has appointed the theologian and until now Archbishop of La Plata (Argentina), Mons. Víctor Manuel Fernández, the new prefect of the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF), one of the most important positions of the Holy See. The Holy See Press Office announced this Saturday, … Read more

Pope Francis defends “the memory of Saint John Paul II, in these days the object of offensive and unfounded accusations”

Yesterday, Sunday April 17, during the Regina Caeli prayerhe Pope Francisco performed the following statement: “I greet all of you, Romans and pilgrims! In particular the prayer groups that cultivate the spirituality of Divine Mercy, gathered today at the Sanctuary of the Holy Spirit in Sassia. And, sure to interpret the sentiments of the faithful … Read more

An Argentine Pope, the unexpected gift that only ten years later we appreciate

Pope Francis in the Vatican Life sometimes hits and others caresses. The validity of a argentine pope did not occupy a space between our expectations, it was a unexpected gift that ten years later we are just valuing it with the respect it deserves and the distance that separates us. Only our beloved Father Leonardo … Read more

The Pope sees in charity the only remedy for contemporary challenges

Francis received this Friday the sisters of the Social Service, a society of female apostolic life of pontifical right whose particular purpose is social assistance. Meeting of the Pope with the Sisters of Social Service (VaticanMedia) The Holy Father Francis received today, Friday, January 20, a dozen sisters from the Social Service, a … Read more

The Pope: in bringing the Gospel, consecrated life must adapt to the circumstances of the time

In the audience with the Primatial Council of the Confederation of Canons Regular of Saint Augustine, Francis recalls that consecrating oneself to God means making the Gospel one’s rule of life, loving Christ and the Church his body: the congregations do not isolate themselves, but live in the present opening up to the future. The … Read more

What Pope Francis asks of artists

The Pope signed the preface to the volume published by Marsilio “A divine plot. Gesù in controcampo”, by Father Antonio Spadaro, director of La Civiltà Cattolica. We are publishing the full version of the text, which came out this morning as a preview in Repubblica’s “Robinson”. We have something special for you. Find your employer … Read more

The Catalan matrix of the spirituality of Saint Ignatius de Loyola. The Black Pope at the presentation of the film “The Ignatian Way”

In recent days, the Generalitat de Catalunya presented, first at the Vatican Film Library in Palazzo San Carlo and then at the Casa del Cinema in Villa Borghese, the documentary “The Ignatian Way” by the Catalan director Jordi Roigé. The delegate in Italy of the Government of Catalonia, Luca Bellizzi, the director of the Office … Read more

Consecrated life: the Pope encourages interiority in the school of Saint Augustine

Pope Francis received eleven canons regular of Saint Augustine in an audience at the Vatican on Friday noon. A confederation founded in 1959 by Saint John XXIII. In his speech, the Sovereign Pontiff gave them a real plea for the consecrated life, encouraging them to seek God in Sacred Scripture, the liturgy, study, pastoral care, … Read more

Maria Montessori’s book. The unusual gift of Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni to Pope Francis

“He reminded us that in the Italian heritage we also have this great gift, thanks to Mary Montessori: to consider the religious education of the child as part of the education of humanity”. Morena Baldacciprofessor at the Pontifical Salesian University of Turinthus comments one of the gifts offered by the Prime Minister, Giorgia Melonito Pope … Read more

Gianfranco Rosi, a director in the suitcases of Pope Francis

But what did Gianfranco Rosi do there? Award-winning director, Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 2013, Golden Bear in Berlin three years later, author of documentaries all over the world, how did he end up signing In viaggio, this documentary which should be released in cinemas on December 14 and which is dedicated… … Read more