Pope Francis Arrives in Panama for World Youth Days

Pope Francis arrived in Panama on January 23, 2019, disembarking from his plane from Rome at 4:30 local time at Tocumen International Airport. He was greeted by Panama’s President, Juan Carlos Varela, and Wife, ‎Lorena Castillo. Also on hand to...

Swiss Guards: New Black Helmets

On January 22, 2019, for the 513th anniversary of its foundation, the Pontifical Swiss Guard inaugurated new black helmets and a series of short films on the life of the Vatican’s armed corps. To mark the anniversary, the guards and families of their District...

UAE: Pope and Imam of al Azhar to be at Conference

The international interreligious meeting will take place in Abu Dhabi at the beginning of February, to coincide with the visit of Pope Francis in the United Arab Emirates (3-5 February). The Bishop of Rome will participate in the Conference, hosted at the...