Vaticano suspende a tres guardias suizos por no vacunarse
Otros tres abandonaron libremente el cuerpo militar por no querer hacerla.
Pope Francis prays for prisoners amid coronavirus-caused crisis
Coronavirus cuts number of tourists visiting Rome monuments
The outbreak has impacted tourism, one of the highest economic revenues in Italy.
For tourists in Rome, obtaining a good picture next to the Trevi Fountain or Spanish Steps can be a real adventure due to the large number of people who visit the Roman trademarks. Yet, that challenge is now gone b...
Vatican's first coronavirus case, check-ups for those in contact with infected
They have shut down and are sanitizing the hospital, after the first case was confirmed Thursday.
The coronavirus has infiltrated the smallest country in the world, the Vatican City State, with its first positive case.
Caritas Internationalis: Our service to poor cannot be stopped by coronavirus
The organization is taking measures to support its staff's continued work.
While schools shut down and events are canceled because of the coronavirus, dedicated members of Caritas Internationalis make preparations to continue serving those in need.
Pope celebrates Mass behind closed doors in Santa Marta because of coronavirus
He offered Mass for victims of the coronavirus, and asked for it to be live-streamed so everyone could participate.
Coronavirus impels Vatican to postpone two big events
The “Global Compact of Education” and the “Economy of Francesco” have been postponed to October and November, respectively.
So far, the main impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Rome has been the three-day closing of an important church.
Pope tests negative for the coronavirus
In Italy, out of more than 2,000 infected, 52 have died from the disease, while 149 have been cured. Eighty-three-year-old Pope Francis, who has been suffering from a cold for nearly a week now has tested negative for the coronavirus.
“Caravaggio church” in Rome reopens following coronavirus scare
Following health tests, authorities confirmed there is no danger in reopening St. Louis of the French later this week.
St. Louis of the French is the first church in the Eternal City to be completely closed to the public because of the coronavirus epidemic.
Pope asks to pray for bishops to take correct measures against coronavirus
“Drastic measures aren't always good,” he said. “Don't leave God's faithful people alone,” he added.
Pope at General Audience thanks all people who help coronavirus victims
The pope also said this difficult time should not be a reason to forget the suffering of the Syrian people.
Coronavirus: churches take measures to guarantee pastoral care
Dioceses around the world suspend Masses and take other temporary measures in the face of the epidemic.
Vatican takes measures against the coronavirus
Until April 3 Masses have been suspended in the heart of Catholicism.
Pope prays Angelus from confines of library as measure against coronavirus
The pope once again prioritized helping those suffering violence in Idlib, Syria.
Pope Francis sends message to people infected with coronavirus
During the General Audience, he reflected on the beginning of Lent. He said it's a time to practice silence in one's heart.
Hong Kong cardinal suspends Mass due to risk of coronavirus
Seated and wearing a mask, Cardinal John Tong Hon suspended Masses in Hong Kong until Feb. 28. He asked Catholics to follow them online, including Ash Wednesday.
Pope at General Audience prays for victims of coronavirus, “a cruel illness”
Pope Francis greeted many of the pilgrims gathered in Paul VI Audience Hall. He showed particular affection to this baby in pink.
Pope at Angelus prays for victims of coronavirus, praises China for good actions
The pope also asked Christians to remember the Holocaust and never let it happen again.
Vatican universities find ways to continue class
They are using YouTube Live or uploading videos on the university's website.
The Vatican has seven universities in Rome and dozens of academic training institutes. This week, due to the coronavirus, their classrooms have closed and thousands of students are at home.
Vatican presents pope's Lenten message, a call to action amid global challenges
In light of the message, the president of the Vatican's hospital expresses concern about the coronavirus spreading to countries less prepared to deal with the epidemic.
Coronavirus: Pope prays for families to rediscover affection that unites them
He said this before beginning Mass at Casa Santa Marta.
Story of "Miraculous Crucifix," where pope prayed for an end to coronavirus
It is credited with protecting the Eternal City during the Great Plague in the 16th century.
Coronavirus: Pope prays for doctors and nurses who have died treating patients
“They gave their lives in service of these people,” said the pope.
Pope proposes looking for ways to show closeness amid coronavirus crisis
“We can't be physically close for fear of contagion, but we can have an attitude of nearness,” he said.