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  • Rome Reinforces Security Measures After Paris Attacks Rome Reinforces Security Measures After Paris Attacks - 16 Nov 2015
    Following the terrorist attack in Paris, the Islamic State announced they would target Washington, London, and Rome. As a result, the Italian government is studying how to further increase security.
  • Vatican Film Sheds Light on Life of Swiss Guards Vatican Film Sheds Light on Life of Swiss Guards - 2 Nov 2015
    With unlimited access to one of the most sacred locations in the world, comes the story of two Swiss Guards and their experience as new members of the smallest army in the world.
  • When Popes and U.S. Presidents Collide When Popes and U.S. Presidents Collide - 15 Sep 2015
    Although the White House is more than 200 years old, just two Popes have ever stepped foot inside. When Pope Francis visits Washington, he'll become the third.
  • Who Was St. Clare of Assisi? Who Was St. Clare of Assisi? - 12 Aug 2015
    August 11th marks the Feast Day of St. Clare of Assisi. She lived in the 13th century, but her legacy is still very much alive...
  • What is the Pardon of Assisi? What is the Pardon of Assisi? - 3 Aug 2015
    During the Angelus prayer, Pope Francis talked about the Pardon of Assisi, asking Catholics to go to Confession...
  • Pope Starts Planning Holy Year of Mercy Pope Starts Planning Holy Year of Mercy - 19 May 2015
    After a quick handshake with a Swiss Guard, Pope Francis made his way towards the Vatican's Sala Bologna Hall room, with the Prefect of the Pontifical Household...
  • Swiss Guards Take Their Oath to Protect the Pope Swiss Guards Take Their Oath to Protect the Pope - 7 May 2015
    It's one of the most colorful ceremonies of the Vatican and definitely one of the most historic. It starts off with a powerful oath, which can be said in German, French or Italian.
  • Meet One of the New Swiss Guards! Meet One of the New Swiss Guards! - 5 May 2015
    Every year, on the first week on May the world media turns to the smallest army in the world, as new recruits take their oath.
  • What is a Cardinal? What is a Cardinal? - 14 Jan 2015
    It's easy to recognize them because they wear red vestments. They're known as prelates, princes of the Church...