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.

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Why Pope Francis is visiting the Democratic Rep...
45 min
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Cardinal Müller criticizes Pope Francis in new ...
29 min
3
Pope Francis in new interview: “homosexuality i...
3 min
4
Controversies surrounding two senior Vatican ca...
33 min
5
Cardinal George Pell’s fraught legacy: Pope Fra...
35 min
6
The funeral of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI
39 min
7
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dies at 95
15 min
8
Pope Francis announces Benedict XVI is “very ill”
31 min
9
Rupnik was excommunicated for abuse cases
36 min
10
Parsing the facts in the Rupnik case
28 min
11
Prominent Jesuit artist sanctioned over sex abuse
20 min
12
Inside America’s interview with Pope Francis
32 min
13
Thank you Inside the Vatican listeners!
1 min
14
The date of Easter could be changing
5 min
15
Fr. James Martin on his meeting with Pope Francis
24 min
16
Prominent French bishop admits to abusing 14-ye...
21 min
17
What the synod heard from Catholics worldwide
35 min
18
Vatican Intrigue: A Jesuit’s secret identity an...
26 min
19
The synod will now last four years. Could it be...
21 min
20
Deep Dive: What's happening with the Synod on S...
34 min
21
Interview: What does a U.S. ambassador to the H...
21 min
22
Synod reports from all over the world are in. W...
28 min
23
Why one Kazakh bishop denounced Pope Francis’ p...
25 min
24
Queen Elizabeth II’s connection to five popes
24 min
25
Should we be canonizing recent popes?
30 min
26
Pope Francis didn’t resign this week (though so...
28 min
27
Deep Dive: Pope Francis visits Canada to apolog...
41 min
28
Deep Dive: Women will now have a hand in choosi...
32 min
29
The Vatican responds to overturning of Roe v Wa...
21 min
30
How Catholic marriage prep could be changing
24 min
31
Pope Francis: Don’t reduce the Ukraine war to ‘...
24 min
32
Does Pope Francis have plans to resign soon?
22 min
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Pope Francis appoints new cardinals ‘from the e...
21 min
34
Archbishop Cordileone bans Nancy Pelosi from co...
21 min
35
What Cardinal Zen’s arrest means for the church...
20 min
36
Fr. James Martin on his interview with Pope Fra...
16 min
37
Putin’s “holy war” threatens Christian unity
26 min
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Why the pope wants to visit Russia before Ukraine
19 min
39
Decoding papal diplomacy with a former ambassad...
19 min
40
The Vatican’s diplomatic tightrope in Ukraine
25 min
41
Pope Francis’ Holy Week plans
20 min
42
Pope Francis apologizes to Indigenous residenti...
23 min
43
Roundtable: Indigenous survivors of abuse in Ca...
31 min
44
Pope Francis opens top Vatican jobs to laypeople
21 min
45
Could Pope Francis visit Ukraine?
23 min
46
Deep Dive: Should there be a pope emeritus?
34 min
47
Pope Francis visits Russian embassy, calls for ...
26 min
48
Why Pope Francis hasn’t called out Russia by name
25 min
49
Why Pope Francis is remaking the Vatican’s powe...
18 min
50
Is Benedict XVI’s request for forgiveness enough?
24 min
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Update: Benedict XVI responds to German abuse r...
3 min
52
The Vatican’s leading expert in preventing sexu...
21 min
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Pope Benedict was accused of mishandling four a...
25 min
54
Deep Dive: The beatification of Rutilio Grande,...
40 min
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Update: German abuse report faults Pope Benedic...
3 min
56
Pope Francis calls out ‘cancel culture’ in addr...
26 min
57
Pope Francis' 'action-packed' plans for 2022
28 min
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Pope Francis' Christmas message: Be humble.
5 min
59
Update: Vatican doubles down on Latin Mass rest...
6 min
60
The biggest Vatican stories of 2021
31 min
61
Visiting a refugee camp with the pope
28 min
62
Inside the Latin American synodal gathering wit...
29 min
63
What Rome thought of the USCCB meeting
23 min
64
Pope Francis knights two reporters
25 min
65
Pope Francis thanks author for book on LGBT Cat...
18 min
66
Deep Dive: What you need to know about the Comm...
28 min
67
Pope Francis’ message to COP26
24 min
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Bonus: Pope Francis tells President Biden to ke...
3 min
69
What happens when a pope meets a president?
26 min
70
Pope Francis’ 9 commandments for a just economy
26 min
71
The ‘Synod on Synodality’ launches in Rome
24 min
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Vatican hosts unprecedented meeting of faith le...
26 min
73
Can women in the Vatican change the church?
32 min
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Bonus: How Pope Francis reclaimed Slovak histor...
23 min
75
Pope Francis criticizes EWTN, reveals some peop...
13 min
76
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
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Pope Francis is still recovering from surgery. ...
23 min
78
Deep Dive: Why Pope Francis restricted the Lati...
34 min
79
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
80
Pope Francis recovering in hospital after surgery
3 min
81
Deep Dive: The German Synodal Path, Explained
34 min
82
Why Pope Francis rejected Cardinal Marx's resig...
21 min
83
Vatican cracks down on sexual abuse, women’s or...
29 min
84
The next Vatican synod is not an event, but a p...
21 min
85
If Pope Francis Had a Book Club
48 min
86
Pope Francis calls for peace in the Holy Land
21 min
87
Jesuit Superior General Arturo Sosa on Pope Fra...
31 min
88
Vatican steps into debate on Biden receiving co...
23 min
89
Pope Francis strips bishops’ and cardinals’ pri...
19 min
90
Where else will the pope go in 2021?
33 min
91
Deep Dive: How bishops are chosen
34 min
92
The pope and the grand imam walk a ‘thorny path’
24 min
93
Did Pope Francis change his mind about Cardinal...
17 min
94
Why doesn’t the Vatican push democracy in China?
21 min
95
Bonus: Why is the Vatican restricting the Tradi...
24 min
96
Did Pope Francis distance himself from the CDF ...
25 min
97
The Vatican says no to blessing gay unions
19 min
98
Inside Pope Francis’ Iraq visit
20 min
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Deep Dive: Why is Pope Francis visiting Iraq?
25 min
100
Update: Pope accepts Cardinal Sarah’s resignation
4 min