On Saturday, May 23, 2015, in San Salvador, Archbishop Oscar Romero was beatified.

After a new round of negotiations between the Holy See and Palestine, it was announced that the accords have been finalized and now await ratification by the respective authorities.

Marking the 50th anniversary of Nostra Aetate this year, Pope Francis welcomed 30 representatives of the Conference of European Rabbis to the Vatican on April 20, 2015.

On Friday, March 13, 2015, Pope Francis announced that next year would be a year of mercy.

The feast day of Saint Josephine Bakhita, February 8, has been designated as the International Day of Prayer and Awareness against Human Trafficking.

A delegation representing the Hebrew University of Jerusalem visited the Vatican on Monday, January 26, 2015, to meet with Pope Francis and to highlight the need to end a rise in cases of anti-Semitism in Europe.

Former President of the State of Israel, Shimon Peres, will be visiting Pope Francis on September 4, 2014.

Father Murray Watson sent us the following reminder about the meeting between Jules Isaac and Blessed Pope John XXIII that changed the face of the Church.

On Saturday, February 14, 2015, Pope Francis formally inducts twenty new cardinals.

Pope Francis joins religious leaders from around the world in the Vatican to sign a joint declaration against modern slavery on Tuesday December 2, 2014.

During his visit to the Sant' Egidio community in June 2014, Pope Francis received a formal invitation to visit the synagogue of Rome.

On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, Pope Francis begins his visit to Sri Lanka and from there he will continue on to the Philippines.

December 17 is the Pope’s birthday and this year he turned 78.

On December 9, 2014, Cardinal Jorge Maria Mejia, a pioneer in the dialogue of the Catholic Church with the Jewish people died in Rome at the age of 91.

On Sunday, November 30, 2014, Pope Francis spent his third and final day in Turkey.

On Saturday, November 29, 2014, Pope Francis continued his visit to Turkey.

The Year of Consecrated Life begins on the first Sunday of Advent in the Universal Church, November 30, 2014.

From Friday, November 28, 2014 until Sunday, November 30, 2014, Pope Francis is paying an official visit to Turkey, during which he will celebrate the Feast of Saint Andrew with Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople Bartholomew.

YNET in English published a long interview with Pope Francis on Friday, November 28, 2014, accorded to Henrique Cymerman.

On Sunday, November 23, 2014, Pope Francis canonized six new saints, four Italians and two Indians from Kerala.