Pope Francis holds his weekly general audience in Saint Peter's Square.


Pope Francis arrives in Mauritius to begin the third leg of his visit to Africa.


Pope Francis addresses authorities, representatives of the civil society and the diplomatic corps of Mauritius.


Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass at Mary Queen of Peace Monument in Port Louis, Mauritius during the third and final leg of his visit to Africa.



Pope Francis leads prayer for workers from the Mahatazaba Work Yard in Madagascar.


Pope Francis visits the Akamasoa Association in Antananarivo, Madagascar. The "City of Freindship" was founded by Father Pédro Opeka,


Pope Francis celebrates Holy Mass in Soamandrakizay Stadium in Madagascar's capital, Antananarivo.


Pope Francis meets with the Madagascar's bishops, priests, seminarians and other religious leaders in the Cathedral of Andohalo in Antananarivo.


Pope Francis meets with 100,000 young people at a prayer vigil in Antananarivo, Madagascar.


Pope Francis leads mid-morning prayer during his apostolic visit to the island nation.


Pope Francis addresses Madagascar’s authorities, representatives of the civil society and the diplomatic corps at the presidential palace in the capital, Antananarivo.


Pope Francis begins his apostolic visit to Madagascar.


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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