Interviews with important members of the Church and Vatican state.

Two Years to Reorganize Vatican Communications

"We can say that he is a great storyteller. He knows well that when people are thristy they don't want H2O but water." (CNS photo/L'Osservatore Romano via EPA) Monsignor Viganò, from January 22, 2013 to December 21, 2015, you were the director of the “Pope’s Television Network,” the CTV (“Centro Televisivo Vaticano”). And [...]

“The Christian Faith Is Not an Idea But a Life”

Pope Benedict XVI (photo Galazka) An unexpected and thought-provoking interview with Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI A new book containing an extensive interview with Pope Emeritus Benedict has been published in Italy, entitled Through Faith: Doctrine of Justification and Experience of God in the Preaching of the Church and the Spiritual Exercises, by Jesuit [...]

In Defense of What Has Been Believed “Always, Everywhere, By All”

An interview of Bishop Athanasius Schneider about the SSPX, women and footwashing, the consecration of Russia, anti-pastoral bishops, and more We do not endorse unreservedly every statement of Bishop Athanasius Schneider, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Mary Most Holy in Astana, Kazakhstan. However, Schneider’s voice has become an influential one in the Church, especially in [...]

Flight from Defeat: Who Helped the Germans Escape Europe?

German officers who had become prisoners of war Did the Vatican actually help Nazi criminals “on the run” at the end of the Second World War? An Italian scholar points to another “protector” Among the accusations directly or indirectly targeting Pius XII and the Church of his time, is the one that he and [...]

“I felt a burning inside me, like a sacred fire…”

A concert offered by the Courtial Foundation at the Church of St. Ignatius in Rome   Hans Albert Courtial, president of the International Foundation of Sacred Music and Art. He came from Germany to Rome, and never left... We are looking down upon the statues that encircle St. Peter’s col­onnade. To our left we [...]

“I’m Not a Star, But the Servant of the Servants of God”

Pope Francis took questions from journalists with him on the papal plane on Sunday night, September 27, flying from Philadelphia back to Rome after his historic trip to the United States and Cuba   Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the papal plane Pope Francis is back in the Vatican after his tenth apostolic [...]

A Special October Pilgrimage

The group Una Voce and the Summorum Pontificum International Coordinating Committee are joining forces for their fourth “Traditional Pilgrimage To Rome.” An interview with the pilgrimage coordinator, Guillame Ferluc (in the photo) The international pilgrimage Summorum Pontificum, which first took place in 2012, is now an annual event. The pilgrimage is named after Pope Emeritus Benedict [...]

Open To All

An excerpt from a statement by Archbishop Charles Chaput, Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, on the Pope’s visit to the 2015 World Meeting of Families. Archbishop Charles Chaput This moment is an historic and exhilarating one for all of us to share. It is the answer to the countless prayers of so many [...]

“Living in a Family Gives Extraordinary Value to The Human Person”

An interview with Bishop Bruno Forte on the upcoming Synod on the Family — and his controversial role in last year’s Synod Bishop Bruno Forte (CNS photo) Born in Naples 66 years ago, Bruno Forte has been Archbishop of the Diocese of Chieti-Vasto, in central Italy, since 2004. He was consecrated bishop in Naples [...]

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