VATICANO

Presenting the latest news from the Vatican with excerpts and analysis of the Holy Father’s recent audiences and writings, newsmaker interviews, highlights of recent events, and feature segments- all from the heart of the Universal Church.
2023-01-26
REMEMBERING CARDINAL GEORGE PELL & DISCOVERING THE TRADITION OF THE HOLY RING
On Vaticano, the Pontifical Lateran University celebrates its 250th anniversary, discover the tradition of the “Holy Ring” and Cardinal George Pell reflects on the passing of Pope Benedict XVI in his final EWTN interview.
2023-01-15
A LOOKBACK AT BENEDICT XVI’S LIFE
A look at the preparations made for the funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI. Hear from the faithful who came to pay their respects, and see how the Church establishment responded to the news of Benedict XVI’s passing.
2023-01-08
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH BENEDICT XVI’S PERSONAL SECRETARY
Vatican Bureau Chief, Andreas Thonhauser, interviews Pope Benedict’s personal secretary, Archbishop Georg Gänswein. Learn about the key moments from Benedict XVI’s papacy, and what he believes will be his legacy.
2023-01-01
BEAUTY WILL SAVE THE WORLD
The International Festival of Music and Sacred Art celebrating its 21st Anniversary and Vaticano is there. Plus, a focus on the figure of Monsignor Lorenzo Perosi, a composer of sacred music known as the Italian Bach.
2022-12-25
THE FIRST NATIVITY SCENE IN HISTORY
On this special Vaticano episode, travel to the city of Greccio, where St. Francis of Assisi created the first Nativity scene, and see how Pope Francis stressed the importance of recreating the scene of Christ’s birth.
2022-12-22
MATERNITY HOSPITAL IN BETHLEHEM & CATHOLIC SHARK TANK IN ROME
Vaticano visits a maternity and critical care facility in Bethlehem and travels to Rome for a “Catholic Shark Tank” event. Plus, our series on artificial intelligence and the faith looks at the future of food production.
2022-12-11
VATICAN NATIVITY SCENE & CHRISTMAS TREE INAUGURATION + 400 YEARS OF PROPAGANDA FIDE
See the inauguration of the Vatican’s nativity scene and witness the beautiful Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Then, our series on artificial intelligence and the faith continues with a look at the medical field.
2022-12-04
THE GERMAN BISHOP’S ARRIVE IN ROME & HOW TO EVANGELIZE ON YOUTUBE
A report on the German Bishop’s Ad Limina visit to Rome, popular Catholic YouTuber and podcaster Matt Fradd speaks on the potential of social media for evanglizing, and part 3 of our series on artificial intelligence.
2022-11-27
DISCOVER CARDINAL SARAH’S NEW BOOK & THE IMPORTANCE OF THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION
Pope Francis blesses a new statue on the plight of the homeless, Bishop Juan Ignacio Arrieta reveals common misunderstandings surrounding the Sacrament of Confession, and part 2 of our series on artificial intelligence.
2022-11-20
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & THE FRENCH REVOLUTION – THE CHURCH DURING PAST & FUTURE TRANSFORMATIONS
On its anniversary, Vaticano examines a critical publication about the critically ill and end of life care, Fr. Mark Lewis discusses the French Revolution, and a five-part series on artificial intelligence and the faith.
2022-11-13
MEET THE "POPE’S PAINTER"
On Vaticano…the story of 2 Angelicum University alumni martyred under Communism, an interview with a Benedictine monk who specializes in the liturgy, and a recently completed a portrait of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.
2022-11-06
SYNODALITY & SEX ABUSE IN THE CHURCH
Pope Francis celebrates Mass for All Soul’s Day, a conference on international development cooperation, Fr. Hans Zollner shares his research into the abuse crisis in the Church, and the “Holy mayor” of Florence, Italy.
2022-10-30
THE MYSTERY MAN IN THE HOLY SHROUD & THE PURGATORY MUSEUM
Pope Francis convenes the International Meeting of Prayer for Peace at Rome’s Colosseum, a new hyper-realistic exhibition reveals the person wrapped in the Shroud of Turin, and a visit to the Purgatory Museum in Rome.
2022-10-23
MISSIONARY CHURCH AND THE MONTH OF OCTOBER
On Vaticano…18 religious men and women are given the missionary mandate at the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, attend a seminar on Confession at the Vatican, and the Holy Father’s message for World Mission Day.
2022-10-16
60TH ANNIVERSARY OF VATICAN II & FEAST DAY OF BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS
As Pope Francis celebrates Mass on the 60th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council, Vaticano looks at the impact of this momentous event. Plus, a celebration of the life and legacy of Carlo Acutis on his feast day.