Pope Francis has begun the first of several Holy Week ceremonies that will be held behind closed doors this year because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A new round of restrictions and border closures was announced in Europe and beyond on Sunday as public life and travel increasingly ground to a halt amid efforts to keep people apart and slow the spread of the new coronavirus.
Pope Francis has held his weekly general audience in the privacy of his library as the Vatican implemented Italy’s drastic coronavirus lockdown measures.
Pope Francis has cancelled official engagements for the third day in a row as he battles an apparent cold.
Pope Francis cancelled his official audiences on Friday after apparently coming down with a cold.
Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries.
The Vatican cardinal who co-authored a controversial book with Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI reaffirming priestly celibacy has denied he manipulated the retired pontiff into publishing it.
The Pope has called for tech giants to take responsibility to prevent children’s easy access to pornography and other harmful content online.
The Pope has launched a new app which aims to connect Catholics through prayer.