Pope Francis receives coronavirus vaccine as Vatican begins rollout: reports

Pope Francis received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine on Wednesday as the Vatican began its vaccination campaign, according to reports. The inoculation of the 84-year-old pontiff was first reported…

Pope Francis to receive COVID-19 vaccine this week

Pope Francis will receive the coronavirus vaccine this week, he revealed during an interview on Italian TV. Speaking with TG5 news, the pope said he will receive the first shot…

Pope Francis changes church law, grants women more access to altar

Pope Francis changed church law Monday to explicitly allow women to do more things during Mass, granting them access to the most sacred place on the altar, while continuing to…

Pope Francis’ personal doctor dies from coronavirus complications: report

Pope Francis’ personal doctor has died from COVID-19 complications, according to a report. Fabrizio Soccorsi, 78, was admitted to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital for a previous health issue on Dec. 26, the…

Pope Francis ‘saddened’ by news that people went ‘on holiday’ to avoid lockdowns

Pope Francis strongly criticized people on Sunday who traveled abroad in order to escape coronavirus lockdowns, saying it showed a lack of awareness and compassion. The pope spoke during his…