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Vatican news

As a Roman Catholic, I follow the activities of the Pope Francis. Jesus named Peter the leader of his church on earth and appointed him as His successor. Pope Francis is in the line of succession from Peter.

Latest news from the Holy See

This page is providing informations about the Vatican and Catholic issues. My sources are the Holy See Press Office, some collaborators of the Roman Curia, the vaticanists' blogs and some press correspondents well-informed.

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Some Vatican correspondents & observers: Andrea Tornielli, Sandro Magister, Vittorio Messori, Inés San Martín, Andrea Gagliarducci, John Allen.

Some official newspapers (in english) from the Vatican: L'Osservatore Romano, News.va, Zenith, the World Seen From Rome and the Holy See Press Service (VIS).

Last update: January 17th, 2016. That's all.

News from Vatican Insider:


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News from EWTN:

Archbishop Viganò urges US bishops to be 'courageous shepherds' (Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018): Vatican City, Nov 13, 2018 / 12:46 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò sent Tuesday a message to the bishops of the United States, who are holding a plenary assembly, encouraging them to act as courageous shepherds in the face of the sex abuse crisis.

Archbishop Scicluna named adjunct secretary of CDF (Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018): Vatican City, Nov 13, 2018 / 11:35 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis Tuesday appointed Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta as adjunct secretary of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Pope Francis to visit Morocco in 2019 (Posted on Tuesday November 13, 2018): Vatican City, Nov 13, 2018 / 06:45 am (EWTN News/CNA).- Pope Francis will head to two cities in Morocco March 30-31, 2019, the Vatican announced Tuesday.

Bishops, Archbishop, Cardinals and Roman Curia's main names

The nine Congregations of the Roman Curia

  1. Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Müller, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
  2. Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of Sacraments
  3. Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, Prefect of the Congregation for Oriental Churches
  4. Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints
  5. Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples
  6. Cardinal Beniamino Stella, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy
  7. Cardinal João Bráz de Aviz, Prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life
  8. Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, Prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education
  9. Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops
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