Vatican City

COVID-19 case detected in Vatican City hotel where Pope resides

The Vatican said Saturday that the resident of the Domus Sanctae Marthae has moved out temporarily and is in isolation, as are all the people who came into direct contact with him.

published on : 18th October 2020

Pope Francis set to make first trip outside Rome since COVID-19 pandemic

The encyclical is expected to stress the value of brotherly relations during and after the pandemic, a theme Francis evoked repeatedly during the pandemic.

published on : 5th September 2020

Pray that decision makers act to eliminate of inequality and poverty: Pope Francis

A few dozen faithful, wearing masks and sitting one to a pew, attended the ceremony as part of safety measures to avoid spreading COVID-19.

published on : 31st May 2020

Vatican official tests positive for coronavirus

Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni has confirmed news reports earlier in the week that an official of the Holy See's secretariat of state office tested positive for the coronavirus.

published on : 28th March 2020

Vatican reports its first coronavirus case

The confirmed case prompted a sympathetic message from the Pope and all but emptied Saint Peter's Square.

published on : 6th March 2020