Students at the Polytechnic University of Turin built the satellite that launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from the Vandenberg Space Force Base in California on June 12, 2023. | Credit: Holy See Press Office

Satellite with Pope Francis’ Words Launches into Space

Jun 13, 2023

A satellite with Pope Francis’ words was successfully launched into space on Monday.

Pope Francis gives an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing from the loggia of St. Peter's Basilica March 27, 2020. | Vatican Media.

Pope Francis to Bless Satellite Set to Launch his Words into Space

Mar 27, 2023

Pope Francis on Wednesday will bless a satellite that will launch his words into space on June 10.