Castel Gandolfo

Thumbnail pope benedict xvi may 11 2010 credit mazur wwwthepapalvisitorguk cc by nc sa 20 cna 2 13 15 1 After a two-week vacation, Benedict XVI heads back to Rome

With two restful weeks outside of the Vatican behind him and two honorary doctorates in hand, Benedict XVI has again returned to Rome, where he has...

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Thumbnail private chapel in papal residence at castel gandolfo credit vatican museums cna Castel Gandolfo, the summer home of Popes, opens to the public

Castel Gandolfo, Italy, Oct 22, 2016 / 12:04 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Used for centuries as a private summer residence for Popes, the Apostolic Palace...

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Thumbnail pope francis and pope emeritus benedict xvi at the monastery of mater ecclesiae in vatican city on june 30 2015 credit   losservatore romano cna 6 30 15 Francis wishes Benedict XVI a good summer in Castel Gandolfo

Before heading out for his two-week stay at the papal residence in Castel Gandolfo this summer, retired pontiff Benedict XVI received a 30 minute...

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Thumbnail brother guy consolmagno Top Vatican scientist calls on scientists who believe to ‘come out’

There’s an episode of “The Simpsons” that pivots on the discovery of a fossil that appears to be in the form of an angel, which triggers a round of...

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Thumbnail castel gandolfo When the pope’s palace became a refugee center and neonatal unit

Because Pope Francis isn’t using the traditional papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, and apparently has no plans ever to do so, beginning...

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