Jubilee Year

Pope Francis announced the start of a Year of Prayer in his Angelus address from the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace on Jan. 21, 2024. | Vatican Media

Pope Francis Announces Year of Prayer to Prepare for 2025 Jubilee

Jan 21, 2024

In his Angelus address, the pope said that a Year of Prayer starting on Jan. 21 will be “a year dedicated to rediscovering the great value and absolute need for prayer.”


Rome Announces Major Construction Project in Preparation for 2025 Jubilee Year

Jul 28, 2023

In anticipation of the Catholic Church’s 2025 Jubilee Year, the city of Rome presented a major infrastructure project Friday that will create a pedestrian pathway from St. Peter’s Square to Castel Sant’Angelo.

Pope Francis opens the Holy Doors at St. Peter's Basilica to begin the Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015. | L'Osservatore Romano.

Rome Prepares for 35 Million Pilgrims During 2025 Jubilee Year

May 18, 2023

As Rome and the Vatican prepare for an influx of millions of people for a special year focused on hope, one experienced jubilee attendee is offering her advice for a fruitful pilgrimage.

Archbishop Rino Fisichella, pro-prefect of the Dicastery for Evangelization, presents the logo for the 2025 Jubilee Year, June 28, 2022. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year Logo Unveiled after Global Competition

Jun 28, 2022

The Vatican evangelization chief unveiled on Tuesday the winning logo of the 2025 Jubilee Year, chosen after a worldwide competition.

Pope Francis prays after opening the Holy Door in St. Peters Basilica Dec. 8, 2015 launching the extraordinary jubilee of mercy. LOsservatore Romano.

Pope Francis Calls for "great symphony of prayer" Ahead of 2025 Jubilee Year

Feb 11, 2022

He said he hoped that 2024 would see an outpouring of prayer.

Pope Francis opens the Holy Doors at St. Peter's Basilica to begin the Year of Mercy, Dec. 8, 2015. L'Osservatore Romano.

Vatican Unveils Motto for 2025 Jubilee Year, Summed Up in "Pilgrims of Hope"

Jan 13, 2022

Preparations are already underway in Rome for the 2025 Jubilee, a special year of grace and pilgrimage in the Catholic Church.

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Pope Francis Prays that Dominicans' Jubilee Year “usher in a new springtime of the Gospel”

May 24, 2021

Pope Francis praised the Dominican charisms of preaching and missionary discipleship in a letter marking the 800th anniversary of the death of the order’s founder, St. Dominic Guzman.