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Diocese of Rome: Thousands Expected at Vatican for Ecumenical Prayer Vigil Ahead of Synod

Sep 25, 2023

The prayer service will take place just days before the launch of the 16th General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome over the course of October.

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address on Feb. 12, 2023. / Vatican Media

Pope Francis Creates Independent Supervisory Commission for Rome Diocese

Feb 15, 2023

The oversight committee is part of the pope’s reform of the governance of the Rome Diocese.

Pope Francis delivers the Angelus address for the Solemnity of the Epiphany on Jan. 6, 2023. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis Reorganizes Diocese of Rome in Face of "epochal change"

Jan 7, 2023

Pope Francis on Friday issued a document reorganizing the Vicariate of Rome in what he called a time of “epochal change.”

Cardinal Angelo De Donatis | Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Rome Diocese to Offer Mass for Benedict XVI

Dec 29, 2022

The Diocese of Rome will offer a special Mass for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI at the Basilica of St. John Lateran on Friday afternoon.

The official logo of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome. Diocese of Rome.

Vatican Unveils Schedule for the 2022 World Meeting of Families in June

May 31, 2022

The 10th World Meeting of Families will be held in Rome on June 22-26.

Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Rome campus of the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Nov. 5, 2021. Daniel Ibáñez/CNA.

Let Christ’s Love Shine Through your Care of the Suffering: Pope Francis to Catholics

Nov 5, 2021

The pope celebrated Mass at a Catholic university hospital in Rome.

Pope Francis greets Catholics from Rome diocese in the Vatican’s Paul VI Hall, Sept. 18, 2021. Vatican Media.

Synodal Process Not about "gathering opinions," But "listening to the Holy Spirit": Pope

Sep 18, 2021

He was addressing Catholics from the Diocese of Rome.

Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik, S.J., with the official image of the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome. Screenshot from Diocesi di Roma YouTube channel.

Vatican Unveils Official Image of 2022 World Meeting of Families

Jul 28, 2021

The image was created by the Slovenian Jesuit Fr. Marko Ivan Rupnik.

St. Peter's Square following the announcement of a confirmed Covid-19 case on March 6, 2020. Credit: Daniel Ibanez/CNA.

Diocese of Rome Cancels All Public Masses, Announces Day of Fasting and Prayer

Mar 8, 2020

The Diocese of Rome has canceled all public Masses until April 3 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The announcement by the vicar general of the diocese, published Sunday evening, follows a decree by the Italian government suspending all public religious ceremonies.

Pope Francis at the Caritas Citadel of Charity in Rome. Credit: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis Visits a Local Charity in Rome with a Message of Solidarity

Nov 30, 2019

In a visit to Rome’s Caritas center Friday, Pope Francis emphasized the shared experience of vulnerability among Christ and the poor.