Pope Francis’ first public mass as Vatican reopens after easing of lockdown restrictions | Covid-19

Pope Francis celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II by offering Holy mass at the altar where the Polish Pope is buried in St Peter’s Basilica. Joined by a very limited number of the faithful, the liturgy on Monday morning was the first mass open to the public after almost … Read more Pope Francis’ first public mass as Vatican reopens after easing of lockdown restrictions | Covid-19

Pope Francis offers first public mass as Vatican reopens after easing of lockdown restrictions

Pope Francis celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of St John Paul II by offering Holy mass at the altar where the Polish Pope is buried in St Peter’s Basilica. Joined by a very limited number of the faithful, the liturgy on Monday morning was the first mass open to the public after almost … Read more Pope Francis offers first public mass as Vatican reopens after easing of lockdown restrictions

Saint Peter’s reopens to Vatican visitors as Italy pursues reopening

Saint Peter’s Basilica throws its doors open to visitors on Monday, marking a relative return to normality at the Vatican and beyond in Italy, where most business activity is set to resume. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to … Read more Saint Peter’s reopens to Vatican visitors as Italy pursues reopening

Justin Welby praises ‘heroism’ of Covid-19 frontline workers in virtual Easter service | ITV News

People around the world celebrated Easter at a distance on Sunday, with most churches closed and family gatherings cancelled amid wide-ranging coronavirus shutdowns. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby praised the “heroism” of key workers on the coronavirus frontline as he delivered his first digital Easter Sunday service from his kitchen in London. While, St … Read more Justin Welby praises ‘heroism’ of Covid-19 frontline workers in virtual Easter service | ITV News

Pope’s Easter message calls for ‘solidarity’ during a virtual sermon in the Vatican

The Pope called for solidarity across the world to confront the ‘epochal challenge’ posed by coranavirus in a virtual Easter mass. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/skynews Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/skynews Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/skynews Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/skynews For more content go to http://news.sky.com and download our apps: … Read more Pope’s Easter message calls for ‘solidarity’ during a virtual sermon in the Vatican

George Pell: Vatican welcomes High Court’s decision | The World

The Vatican says it has always expressed confidence in Australian judicial authorities and that Cardinal Pell has waited for truth to be ascertained. Joshua McElwee from the National Catholic Reporter spoke with The World’s Beverley O’Connor about the reactions from Vatican City. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC … Read more George Pell: Vatican welcomes High Court’s decision | The World

Australia overturns cardinal’s child sex abuse conviction

Australia’s highest court has overturned a senior Catholic cardinal’s conviction for child sex abuse. Former Vatican treasurer George Pell was jailed last year for abusing two choirboys. Many abuse victims say they are devastated at the decision to release him. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage reports from Sydney. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow … Read more Australia overturns cardinal’s child sex abuse conviction

Australian court overturns conviction of Cardinal Pell for child sex abuse

Australia’s highest court on Tuesday overturned former Vatican treasurer George Pell’s conviction for sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s, allowing the 78-year-old cardinal to walk free from jail. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like … Read more Australian court overturns conviction of Cardinal Pell for child sex abuse

Pope holds Palm Sunday service under lockdown in Vatican City – BBC News

With the Vatican in lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Pope has been taking a Palm Sunday service. The measures introduced to deal with the outbreak in Italy mean only a few people were able to attend the service in St Peter’s Basilica in Rome. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog

The Pope Prayed for the End of the Coronavirus Pandemic

In spite of demands to stay at home as much as possible from Italian health authorities, Pope Francis on Sunday left the Vatican to make a surprise visit to two churches in Rome. The pope’s trip included a brief stroll on a central Rome shopping street, Via del Corso, to pray for the end of … Read more The Pope Prayed for the End of the Coronavirus Pandemic

St Peter’s Square before and after Italy’s coronavirus lockdown

St Peter’s Square and St Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City have been closed to tourists after Italy’s prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, placed a lockdown across the entire country because of coronavirus. More than 60 million people have been affected by the lockdown since the government extended restrictions on movement from the hard-hit north to the … Read more St Peter’s Square before and after Italy’s coronavirus lockdown

Pope Francis Live-Streams His Sunday Angelus Due to Coronavirus

Visitors to Vatican City react to Pope Francis’ live-streamed Sunday Angelus in St. Peter’s Square, a move aimed at dispersing crowds during the coronavirus outbreak. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email … Read more Pope Francis Live-Streams His Sunday Angelus Due to Coronavirus

Pope to deliver Sunday service by livestream as Italy’s coronavirus cases mount

The Vatican on Saturday said Pope Francis would deliver Sunday prayers by livestream in a bid to control crowds as the coronavirus death toll in Italy rose to 197, with more than 4,600 cases reported, making Italy Europe’s worst-hit country. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Pope to deliver Sunday service by livestream as Italy’s coronavirus cases mount