Vatican Insider

Direct from the Eternal City, EWTN’s Joan Lewis speaks with Vatican officials and visitors about events affecting the Church and the world.
Vatican Insider - 03/28/2020 - The Holy House of Loreto
Joan gives a special presentation on The Holy House of Loreto, which has been one of the world’s premier shrines dedicated to Mary for over seven hundred years. According to tradition, the home in which Mary lived, in which the Angel Gabriel appeared to her, announcing she would become the Mother of God, and the home she shared with Jesus and Joseph, was transported by angels to this Italian hill town overlooking the Adriatic on the night of December 10, 1294.
Vatican Insider - 03/21/2020 - Coronatine
After reviewing the latest Vatican news, Joan tells her story of dealing with the coronavirus, even though she is only one of millions in Italy to be quarantined. What are some of the great stories and happy moment to emerge from a nationwide lockdown? What lessons have been learned after a week of being homebound? All this and more on this edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 03/14/2020 - Catholic Grandparents Association Pt. II
This edition of Vatican Insider features Part II or Joan's interview with Catherine Wiley, grandmother and founder of Catholic Grandparents Association – CGA – and Marilyn Henry, also a grandmother, who founded the American branch of CGA.
Vatican Insider - 03/07/2020 - Catholic Grandparents Association
Joan's guests this week are Catherine Wiley, grandmother and founder of Catholic Grandparents Association – CGA – and Marilyn Henry, also a grandmother, who founded the American branch of CGA.
Vatican Insider - 02/29/2020 - Bishop Stephen Berg - Pt. II
Joan reviews the latest in Vatican news then continues her conversation with Bishop Stephen Berg of Pueblo, Colorado.
Vatican Insider - 02/22/2020 - Bishop Stephen Berg of Pueblo - Pt. I
Joan reviews the latest in Vatican news then interviews Bishop Stephen Berg of Pueblo, Colorado.
Vatican Insider - 02/15/2020 - Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva Pt. II
Joan reviews the latest in Vatican News. The interview segment features Part II of her conversation with Bishop Larry Silva of Honolulu, during the week that he and the bishops of Region XI – California, Hawaii and Nevada – were in Rome on their ad limina visit.
Vatican Insider - 02/08/2020 - Honolulu Bishop Larry Silva
Joan reviews the latest in Vatican News. Her guest in the interview segment this week is Bishop Larry Silva of Honolulu, as he and the bishops of Region XI – California, Hawaii and Nevada – were recently in Rome to fulfill their ad limina visit.
Vatican Insider - 02/01/2020 - Campbell Miller
Joan talks with Irish writer, producer and director – and member of the EWTN Ireland family – Campbell Miller. They discuss his latest riveting docudrama produced with EWTN, “Hope, Our Lady of Knock.”
Vatican Insider - 01/25/2020 - Archbishop Joseph Naumann - Pt. 2
Part II of Joan's discussion with Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, who heads the USCCB’s Pro-Life committee. The Archbishop tells us about his 3-hour visit last week with other US bishops and Pope Francis, and the discussion they had on pro-life issues. As Pope Francis has said, protecting the unborn is “the pre-eminent issue” for the faithful.
Vatican Insider - 01/18/2020 - Archbishop Joseph Naumann
After reporting the latest in Vatican News, Joan interviews Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City. He talks about the ad limina visit in Rome of bishops from Regions 8 and 9 in the United States – why there are such visits, what bishops do when they are in Rome, how and where they celebrate morning Mass and much, much more, including some insight into their lengthy visits with Pope Francis. Archbishop Naumann shares some good stories about his time with the Holy Father!
Vatican Insider - 01/11/2020 - Inside the Catacombs
Enjoy Joan's special presentation on the amazing, historical world of the Catacombs, one of Rome’s premiere tourist and pilgrim attractions.
Vatican Insider - 01/04/2020 - Inquiring Minds Want to Know
Enjoy this special "Inquiring Minds Want to Know" edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 12/28/2019 - Christmas Special
Enjoy this special Christmas edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 12/21/2019 - Sr. Gabriella Bottani
News highlights, and a special interview with Sr. Gabriella Bottani, international coordinator for Talitha Kum, an international network of women against human trafficking, under the auspices of the UISG – International Union of Superiors General.