Pope Francis celebrates First Vespers for the Solemnity of Mary the Mother of God in Saint Peter’s Basilica. The ceremony includes the chanting of the hymn Te Deum in thanksgiving for the blessings of the past year.


Pope Francis prays the Sunday Angelus prayer with the faithful in Saint Peter's Square.


Pope Francis delivers his Urbi et Orbi Christmas Message.



Pope Francis celebrates Christmas Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica for December 25, 2018.


From Saint Peter’s Square, recitation of the Angelus prayer led by Pope Francis on December 23, 2018.


Pope Francis teaches about the faith each week at his Wednesday audience.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Saint Peter's Basilica, Wednesday, December 12. In his homily, the holy father reflected on how Mary continues to evangelize Latin America through her ubiquitous image.


Pope Francis continues his weekly general audience reflections on the ten commandments.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass on World Day of the Poor in Saint Peter’s Basilica.


Pope Francis continues his weekly general audience reflections on the ten commandments. “Thou shall not steal” this week.


Pope Francis prays the Angelus prayer with the faithful in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican.


Pope Francis celebrates Mass in Saint Peter's Basilica for the souls of deceased cardinals and bishops who have died in the past year.


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Papal Pilgrimages

Coverage of the Holy Father's trips outside the Vatican including from trips to Assisi to Poland for World Youth Day and the world over.

General Audience

Each week, the Holy Father welcomes the faithful into Saint Peter's Square or Paul VI Hall to greet them, offer them some words of wisdom and bless them. 


Thursday 8 am, Saturday midnight, Sunday 11 am

Papal Angelus

Produced by the Vatican Television Center,  pray with the Holy Father and the faithful gathered in Saint Peter’s Square at the Vatican.


Sundays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays at noon

all times Eastern | subject to change