RTÉ to broadcast Pope Francis' extraordinary 'Urbi et Orbi' blessing today
- March 27, 2020
Today, Friday, 27 March, at 5.00pm Irish time, the Holy Father Pope Francis will preside over an extraordinary global celebration (Statio orbis) of prayer.Read more
Pope Francis invited all Christians to join together in praying the Our Father as a response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
- March 24, 2020
Pope Francis on Sunday called for all Christians to respond to the coronavirus pandemic “with the universality of prayer, of compassion, of tenderness”.Read more
Pope Francis' message for World Day of the Sick 2020
- January 08, 2020
Pope Francis is urging the human warmth and personalised approach of Christ, the Good Samaritan, in healthcare professionals, workers and volunteers. He makes the call in his message for the 28th World Day of the Sick.Read more
Happy 83rd Birthday Pope Francis!
- December 17, 2019
Pope Francis turns 83 on Tuesday 17 December 2019. Ahead of his birthday, Eliza Long (aged 8) from Dunboyne, Co Meath, Ireland, sends Pope Francis a very special birthday greeting. Eliza is in second class and is preparing for her First Holy Communion next year.Read more
Pope Francis writes Apostolic Letter on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene
- December 05, 2019
Pope Francis has written an Apostolic Letter on the meaning and importance of the nativity scene. He signed the Letter during his visit on Sunday afternoon to the Italian town of Greccio.Read more