Peter's Pence

Fr. Juan Antonio Guerrero Alves. Office of Communication Society of Jesus.

Vatican Says Peter’s Pence Donations Fell by Around 15% in 2021

Jan 28, 2022

Peter’s Pence is an annual collection to finance the pope’s charitable works and other priorities.

St. Peter's Basilica. Credit: Marco Mancini/CNA

Pope Francis Postpones Peter’s Pence Collection amid Pandemic’s Economic Downturn

Apr 29, 2020

Pope Francis has postponed this year’s Peter’s Pence collection until next fall as the Vatican confronts the economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic.