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