Catholic Church in Italy

Fr. Giuseppe Bernardi and Fr. Mario Ghibaudo | Screenshot from Diocese of Cunio livestream.

They Died Praying for Others: Two Catholic Priests Martyred by Nazis Beatified in Italy

Oct 17, 2022

Two Catholic priests killed by Nazis while ministering to the dying amid the Boves massacre were beatified as martyrs on Sunday in northern Italy. 

Pope Francis prays at Italy's National Eucharistic Congress in Matera, Italy on 25 September 2022. Credit: Vatican Media

Pope Francis: The Eucharist Teaches us to Adore God Rather than Ourselves

Sep 25, 2022

Pope Francis traveled to the ancient Italian city of Matera, where he urged thousands of people gathered in a soccer stadium for Sunday Mass to "rediscover" Eucharistic adoration.

Pope Francis addresses the Italian bishops’ conference in Rome, Nov. 22, 2021. Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Speaks to Italy’s Catholic Bishops in "strictly private" Meeting

Nov 23, 2021

Pope Francis gave the bishops a card with a meditation called ‘The Beatitudes of the Bishop.’

Fr. Jerome Pascal Ombeni. Courtesy photo.

A Tale of Two Churches: Young Congolese Priest Ordained in South Italy

Jul 8, 2020

Last month three men were ordained to the priesthood in a small city in southern Italy. Among them was Fr. Jerome Pascal Ombeni, a young man from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).