Viva il papa! On Wednesday, March 13, Pope Francis was elected on the 5th ballot of the 2013 conclave. Join the CatholicTV Network for complete coverage of the beginning of the new pope's pontificate.
Jay Fadden was in Saint Peter's Square when the white smoke rose and the bells of Saint Peter's basilica rang. Fadden blogged about his daily activities covering the historic events leading up to conclave 2013 and the moment the new pope was revealed to the world. Read all his musings at CatholicTV's blog.
"Church on the Ground" is a new CatholicTV production exclusively for YouTube! Visit www.YouTube.com/CatholicTV for updates and insights from Catholics on the ground in Rome for the 2013 Conclave.
At this page, you will see major liturgical celebrations taking place at the Vatican and coverage of the journeys of the Holy Father. CatholicTV offers a same-day broadcast of the pope’s weekly general audience from the Vatican on Wednesdays. The multi-lingual audience is also rebroadcast during the week.
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- May 30: Feast of Corpus Christi Mass from the Basilica of Saint John Lateran followed by a Eucharistic procession to Saint Mary Major, live at 1 p.m. rebroadcast at 8 p.m.
- May 31: Pope Francis celebrates the conclusion of the Marian Month from Saint Peter’s Square, live at 2 p.m.
- July 23-28, 2013: World Youth Day in Brazil. The pope will travel to Rio de Janeiro for the 14th International World Youth Day.
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