A letter by Christopher Columbus, which was stolen, returns to the Vatican   The Embassy of the United States to the Holy See recently returned a letter written by Christopher Columbus that was stolen from the Vatican. The handing over ceremony took place in the Vatican Library.   While returning to Europe in February, 1493 […]

British Astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, Member of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Dies at 76 Vatican media announced the death at 76, in Cambridge on March 14, 2018, of British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. Author of the scientific theory that the creation of the universe “doesn’t require the intervention of a supernatural being or a god,” Hawking […]

Bishop William Crean, Diocese of Cloyne with our Priest Director Fr. Eamonn McCarthy at Fatima.

Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin has sent a telegram on behalf of the Holy Father to Cardinal Chibly Langlois, president of the Episcopal Conference of Haiti, in which he expresses the Pope’s sorrow upon learning of the devastation wrought in the island by the passage of Hurricane Matthew, which has claimed many lives and […]

(Vatican Radio) The Permanent Representative of the Holy See to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Ivan Jurkovič on Wednesday addressed the Executive Committee Meeting of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The Vatican diplomat said the international community “must not lose [its] resolve” in the face of the “seemingly insurmountable challenges” of 65.3 […]

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