Red Delta targets Vatican and Hong Kong Catholics
Spear phishing ahead of meeting

State-sponsored hackers have reportedly targeted Vatican computer networks in an attempt to give China an advantage in negotiations to renew a provisional deal with the Holy See. A report, released July 28, said

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Red Delta targets Vatican and Hong Kong Catholics
Spear phishing ahead of meeting
2020-07-30T08:37:35-07:00

“The pavements, the altars, the sacristy, the stairs, practically all the surfaces”
St. Peter's Basilica sanitized ahead of reopening to public

Ahead of its eventual reopening to the public, St. Peter’s Basilica is being cleaned and sanitized at the direction of the Vatican’s health and hygiene department.

Public Masses will resume throughout Italy from

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“The pavements, the altars, the sacristy, the stairs, practically all the surfaces”
St. Peter's Basilica sanitized ahead of reopening to public
2020-05-19T12:40:01-07:00

Benedict XVI bemoans “dictatorship” of humanism
German version of Peter Seewald biography published May 4

Modern society is formulating an “anti-Christian creed” and punishing those who resist it with “social excommunication,” Benedict XVI has said in a new biography, published in Germany May 4. In a wide-ranging interview

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Benedict XVI bemoans “dictatorship” of humanism
German version of Peter Seewald biography published May 4
2020-05-05T18:20:28-07:00

2022 World Youth Day in Lisbon postponed to 2023
World Meeting of Families pushed to 2022

Pope Francis has decided to postpone by one year World Youth Day and the World Meeting of Families, according to the Vatican. The events were expected to take place during the summers of 2022 and 2021.

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2022 World Youth Day in Lisbon postponed to 2023
World Meeting of Families pushed to 2022
2020-04-21T10:48:18-07:00

Pope blesses the world during pandemic
"By His cross we have been saved"

On Friday, before an empty and rain-covered St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis held Eucharistic adoration and gave an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing, praying for the world during the coronavirus pandemic which has killed more than

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Pope blesses the world during pandemic
"By His cross we have been saved"
2020-03-27T14:26:08-07:00

Pope Francis didn’t go far enough
Querida Amazonia seen from the left

The highly anticipated and now much discussed post-synodal apostolic exhortation Querida Amazonia struck me as mostly workmanlike. That’s not to dismiss the importance of the text, or to overlook significant passages. Nor is to suggest that I disagree

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Pope Francis didn’t go far enough
Querida Amazonia seen from the left
2020-02-27T09:52:04-08:00
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