On the Feast of the Chair of Saint Peter, February 22, 2014, Pope Francis installed 19 new cardinals. In a historical precedent, the ceremony was attended by another pope, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI.

On February 13, 2014, Rabbi David Rosen, major figure in the Jewish-Catholic dialogue, participated in the meeting between Pope Francis and the American Jewish Committee. He spoke afterwards to Vatican Radio.

On February 13, 2014, Pope Francis met with members of the American Jewish Committee in the Vatican. We publish here his address to them.

Last month, on January 16, 2014, Pope Francis hosted old friends from Argentina in Saint Martha House, where the Pope lives.

On Sunday, January 19, 2014, Pope Francis visited the Sacred Heart Parish near Rome’s Termini train station.

The retired bishop of Nevers, France, Francois Deniau, died on January 12, 2014. We mourn his passing.

On Sunday, January 12, 2014, Pope Francis revealed the list of new cardinals who will be nominated at the next consistory that begins on February 22.

Today, January 5, 2014, Pope Francis announced that he would be coming to the Holy Land.

On Monday, December 2, 2013, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu visited Pope Francis in the Vatican.

On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the Vatican published the apostolic exhortation Pope Francis wrote for the end of the Year of Faith and which presents a program for his papacy.

On Sunday, November 24, 2013, on the Feast of Christ the King, Pope Francis concluded the Year of Faith, with a solemn mass in Saint Peter’s Square in the Vatican.

For the first time in his pontificate, Pope Francis met privately with the leaders of the Eastern Catholic Churches in full communion with Rome on Thursday, November 21, 2013.

The Jewish newspaper in the USA, “Forward” has published its annual list of fifty notable Jews, adding two non-Jews to the list, Pope Francis and Angelina Jolie.

An international workshop on human trafficking and other modern forms slavery was held at the Vatican on November 2 and 3, 2013, examining the real dimensions of this criminal activity, with a view to better combating it.

On October 24, 2013, Pope Francis met with a Jewish delegation from the US based Simon Wiesenthal Center.

The Washington Post, in its October 18, 2013 edition, reported that Pope Francis had sent an e-mail to Menachem Rosensaft, an important Jewish American leader.

From October 13 until 16, 2013, the members of the International Catholic-Jewish Liaison Committee (ILC) met in Madrid.

On October 17, 2013, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), President of the Palestinian Authority, visited Pope Francis in the Vatican.

On Friday, October 11, 2013, Pope Francis met with a delegation of Jewish community leaders from Rome.

Pope Francis visited Assisi, the city of Saint Francis of Assisi, on the feast of Saint Francis, October 4, 2013.