- Jan 21, 2021
At his celebration of Mass for Sunday of the Word of God Jan. 24, Pope Francis will present a Bible to a professional soccer player, a woman from Pakistan studying in Rome to be a Scripture scholar and a physician specialized in infectious diseases.
Pope Francis encouraged people to put themselves in the shoes of victims of human trafficking.
A former president of the Vatican bank and his lawyer were found guilty of money laundering and embezzling millions of euros from property sales.
The French doctor who discovered the genetic basis of Down syndrome but spent his career advocating against abortion as a result of prenatal diagnosis has taken his first major step to possible sainthood.
After recovering from COVID-19 himself, the pope’s point man for charity is encouraging people to not forget the poor and homeless as vaccination programs ramp up around the world.
As the Vatican health service continued vaccinating Vatican residents and employees against COVID-19, it also began offering the vaccine to homeless people who live in Vatican-owned shelters.