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S+L BLOG: Vatican Radio



Traditionally in Rome once the last wisps of fresh air are sucked out of the atmosphere by the July heat and humidity, the city vacates and the Vatican essentially shuts down. Not this summer. Bishops who cover abuse The second week of July delivered a plate full of news-worthy Vatican events. On July 6 the ...read more
Tonight on  Perspectives The German Bishop investigated for over spending resigns and we take a look at today’s general audience ...read more
The crowds shouted “Santo Subito” — Sainthood now! – at his funeral, and now some six years later he’ll be joining the ranks of the saints! This Sunday Pope John Paul II will be declared Blessed. Our coverage for the Beatification Mass begins at 3:30am ET/12:30am PT on May 1st, and includes our production Thank ...read more
As we shared with you a few weeks ago, members of the Pontifical Council for Social Communications gathered in Rome for their Plenary Assembly at the end of February. While there, Salt + Light CEO Father Thomas Rosica, CSB, spoke to Vatican Radio about new media, technology, the digital culture, and communicating the Gospel today. ...read more
The Vatican is using YouTube and Facebook to promote the upcoming Beatification of John Paul II. He will be named Blessed on May 1st this year. This official Facebook page and YouTube channel uses social networking tools to open up the vast documentary archives held by Vatican Radio and the Vatican Television Centre. Using modern ...read more
Friday is the World Day of the Sick (read the Pope’s message for the day here) and Saturday marks the 80th birthday for Vatican Radio. Catholic News Service’s Rome bureau chief John Thavis reports. To download Flash Player please click here ...read more