Inside The Vatican

Each week, Colleen Dulle goes behind the headlines of the biggest Vatican news stories with America’s Rome correspondent Gerard O’Connell. They'll break down complicated news stories that have a whole lot of history behind them in an understandable, engaging way. Colleen and Gerard will give you the inside scoop on what people inside the Vatican are thinking, saying—and planning.

Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
News
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The date of Easter could be changing
5 min
2
Fr. James Martin on his meeting with Pope Francis
24 min
3
Prominent French bishop admits to abusing 14-ye...
21 min
4
What the synod heard from Catholics worldwide
35 min
5
Vatican Intrigue: A Jesuit’s secret identity an...
26 min
6
The synod will now last four years. Could it be...
21 min
7
Deep Dive: What's happening with the Synod on S...
34 min
8
Interview: What does a U.S. ambassador to the H...
21 min
9
Synod reports from all over the world are in. W...
28 min
10
Why one Kazakh bishop denounced Pope Francis’ p...
25 min
11
Queen Elizabeth II’s connection to five popes
24 min
12
Should we be canonizing recent popes?
30 min
13
Pope Francis didn’t resign this week (though so...
28 min
14
Deep Dive: Pope Francis visits Canada to apolog...
41 min
15
Deep Dive: Women will now have a hand in choosi...
32 min
16
The Vatican responds to overturning of Roe v Wa...
21 min
17
How Catholic marriage prep could be changing
24 min
18
Pope Francis: Don’t reduce the Ukraine war to ‘...
24 min
19
Does Pope Francis have plans to resign soon?
22 min
20
Pope Francis appoints new cardinals ‘from the e...
21 min
21
Archbishop Cordileone bans Nancy Pelosi from co...
21 min
22
What Cardinal Zen’s arrest means for the church...
20 min
23
Fr. James Martin on his interview with Pope Fra...
16 min
24
Putin’s “holy war” threatens Christian unity
26 min
25
Why the pope wants to visit Russia before Ukraine
19 min
26
Decoding papal diplomacy with a former ambassad...
19 min
27
The Vatican’s diplomatic tightrope in Ukraine
25 min
28
Pope Francis’ Holy Week plans
20 min
29
Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous residenti...
23 min
30
Roundtable: Indigenous survivors of abuse in Ca...
31 min
31
Pope Francis opens top Vatican jobs to laypeople
21 min
32
Could Pope Francis visit Ukraine?
23 min
33
Deep Dive: Should there be a pope emeritus?
34 min
34
Pope Francis visits Russian embassy, calls for ...
26 min
35
Why Pope Francis hasn’t called out Russia by name
25 min
36
Why Pope Francis is remaking the Vatican’s powe...
18 min
37
Is Benedict XVI’s request for forgiveness enough?
24 min
38
Update: Benedict XVI responds to German abuse r...
3 min
39
The Vatican’s leading expert in preventing sexu...
21 min
40
Pope Benedict was accused of mishandling four a...
25 min
41
Deep Dive: The beatification of Rutilio Grande,...
40 min
42
Update: German abuse report faults Pope Benedic...
3 min
43
Pope Francis calls out ‘cancel culture’ in addr...
26 min
44
Pope Francis' 'action-packed' plans for 2022
28 min
45
Pope Francis' Christmas message: Be humble.
5 min
46
Update: Vatican doubles down on Latin Mass rest...
6 min
47
The biggest Vatican stories of 2021
31 min
48
Visiting a refugee camp with the pope
28 min
49
Inside the Latin American synodal gathering wit...
29 min
50
What Rome thought of the USCCB meeting
23 min
51
Pope Francis knights two reporters
25 min
52
Pope Francis thanks author for book on LGBT Cat...
18 min
53
Deep Dive: What you need to know about the Comm...
28 min
54
Pope Francis’ message to COP26
24 min
55
Bonus: Pope Francis tells President Biden to ke...
3 min
56
What happens when a pope meets a president?
26 min
57
Pope Francis’ 9 commandments for a just economy
26 min
58
The ‘Synod on Synodality’ launches in Rome
24 min
59
Vatican hosts unprecedented meeting of faith le...
26 min
60
Can women in the Vatican change the church?
32 min
61
Bonus: How Pope Francis reclaimed Slovak histor...
23 min
62
Pope Francis criticizes EWTN, reveals some peop...
13 min
63
Gerry asks Pope Francis about the ‘Communion wars’
Fresh off the papal plane, Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell joins host Colleen Dulle to discuss Pope Francis’ response to his question about the U.S. bishops’ debate over denying communion to pro-choice politicians.
23 min
64
Pope Francis is still recovering from surgery. ...
23 min
65
Deep Dive: Why Pope Francis restricted the Lati...
34 min
66
Pope Francis restricts the pre-Vatican II Mass
Seeking unity in the Catholic Church, Pope Francis has reversed a decision of Pope Benedict to allow the celebration of the pre-Vatican II Latin Mass
3 min
67
Pope Francis recovering in hospital after surgery
3 min
68
Deep Dive: The German Synodal Path, Explained
34 min
69
Why Pope Francis rejected Cardinal Marx's resig...
21 min
70
Vatican cracks down on sexual abuse, women’s or...
29 min
71
The next Vatican synod is not an event, but a p...
21 min
72
If Pope Francis Had a Book Club
48 min
73
Pope Francis calls for peace in the Holy Land
21 min
74
Jesuit Superior General Arturo Sosa on Pope Fra...
31 min
75
Vatican steps into debate on Biden receiving co...
23 min
76
Pope Francis strips bishops’ and cardinals’ pri...
19 min
77
Where else will the pope go in 2021?
33 min
78
Deep Dive: How bishops are chosen
34 min
79
The pope and the grand imam walk a ‘thorny path’
24 min
80
Did Pope Francis change his mind about Cardinal...
17 min
81
Why doesn’t the Vatican push democracy in China?
21 min
82
Bonus: Why is the Vatican restricting the Tradi...
24 min
83
Did Pope Francis distance himself from the CDF ...
25 min
84
The Vatican says no to blessing gay unions
19 min
85
Inside Pope Francis’ Iraq visit
20 min
86
Deep Dive: Why is Pope Francis visiting Iraq?
25 min
87
Update: Pope accepts Cardinal Sarah’s resignation
4 min
88
Covid spike, rocket attack cast doubt on papal ...
20 min
89
Finally, a woman can vote in a synod
22 min
90
Pope Francis on U.S. church divisions
25 min
91
US Bishops and Vatican clash over inauguration ...
21 min
92
Can defendants get a fair trial in the Vatican?
Lawyers for a woman accused of embezzling more than 500,000 Euros argue that she wouldn't get a fair trail in the Vatican.
20 min
93
Pope Francis denounces U.S. Capitol insurrection
23 min
94
Pope Francis takes away top office’s financial ...
20 min
95
How 2020 changed the Vatican
24 min
96
Pope Francis’ 2020 Christmas Messages
4 min
97
Two Vatican cardinals have Covid
21 min
98
Can Pope Francis really visit Iraq?
22 min
99
Deep Dive: The Vatican-China Deal
17 min
100
How the Vatican held a consistory like no other
21 min