St. John Lateran

‘Overcome silent collusion’

In his homily at Mass on the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Pope Francis invited the people of the Roman suburb of Ostia to overcome the walls of indifference and silent collusion. Pope Francis celebrated the Solemnity of Corpus Christi in the Roman sea-side suburb of Ostia on Sunday, becoming the first Pope since 1981 to lead [...]

Jesus food of eternal life

In a sunny St Peter’s Square on Sunday Pope Francis recalled the feast of the Body and Blood of Christ or Corpus Christi. Following the Angelus prayer and taking his cue from the Gospel of St John, the Holy Father reminded the pilgrims and tourists present that Jesus states that he is “the living bread which [...]

Letter #55, 2015: A Vatican-Russian Concert

December 17, 2015, Tuesday -- A Vatican-Russian Concert There was a remarkable "ecumenical" concert in Rome this evening at 8:30 p.m. in the Apse of the Basilica of St. John Lateran, often called "the Mother and Head of all churches in Rome and in the World" because it is the oldest and ranks first among the [...]

Where to Eat: Restaurants in the Eternal City

Following our list of places to stay in the last issue of the magazine, we now provide this list of moderately-priced restaurants in the Eternal City. Many of our readers have asked for a list of this kind, and what is now offered is ample but not exhaustive. All of the following restaurants have been reviewed [...]