Vatican Insider

Direct from the Eternal City, EWTN’s Joan Lewis speaks with Vatican officials and visitors about events affecting the Church and the world.
Vatican Insider - 04/17/2021 - PART 2: The 100 Years of Paulist Fr. Jim Lloyd
Apr 17, 2021
PART 2: Host Joan Lewis pays tribute to a special friend, Paulist Father Jim Lloyd who, on Holy Saturday, April 3 2021, turned 100!
Vatican Insider - 04/10/2021 - The 100 Years of Paulist Fr. Jim Lloyd
Apr 10, 2021
Host Joan Lewis pays tribute to a special friend, Paulist Father Jim Lloyd who, on Holy Saturday, April 3 2021, turned 100!
Vatican Insider - 04/03/2021 - Shroud Of Turin Pt. 2
Apr 3, 2021
Part 2 - Host Joan Lewis discusses the Shroud of Turin in which she asks the question "Who is the Man of the Shroud?” and is it Jesus?
Vatican Insider - 03/27/2021 - Shroud Of Turin Pt.1
Mar 27, 2021
Host Joan Lewis discusses the Shroud of Turin and asks the question "Who is the Man of the Shroud?” and is it Jesus?
Vatican Insider - 03/20/2021 - Lenten Station Churches of Rome
Mar 20, 2021
Host Joan Lewis presents a Special on the Lenten Station churches, a very beautiful Lenten tradition unique to Rome. All of this and more on this edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 03/13/2021 - Caritas Internationalis Pt. 2
Mar 13, 2021
Continued from last week, Part II of Joan's conversation with Aloysius John, CEO and Secretary general of Caritas Internationalis. Learn how Caritas has coped with assisting people, getting to crisis areas, etc in Covid times. All this and more on this edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 03/06/2021 - Caritas Internationalis Pt. 1
Mar 6, 2021
Joan's guest is Aloysius John, CEO and Secretary general of Caritas Internationalis. Caritas Internationalis is a Vatican entity, a confederation of over 160 Catholic relief, development and social service organizations operating in over 200 countries and territories worldwide. Aloysius John and Joan talk about the work, mission and vision of Caritas, its governance, its worldwide staff and the many volunteers that make everything run so well. All this and more on this edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 02/27/2021 - The Making of a Papal Trip
Feb 27, 2021
In view of Pope Francis’ March 5 to 8 apostolic trip to Iraq, this weekend Joan offers a special on the behind the scenes aspects of a papal trip, the preparations, the minutiae, all that goes into planning such a huge undertaking – ground transportation, where the Pope will stay and eat and pray and sleep, where liturgical events will be held and how they are prepared – everything from selecting vestments in Rome, getting them to the airport and unloading them in the country of the visit – scores of things you might never have thought about. All this and more on this edition of Vatican Insider!
Vatican Insider - 02/20/2021 - Grandparents Association Pt. 2
Feb 20, 2021
(Encore) Joan brings you Part II of the story of the women behind the new World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly - Catherine Wiley, grandmother and founder of the Catholic Grandparents Association – CGA – and Marilyn Henry, also a grandmother, who founded the American branch of CGA.
Vatican Insider - 02/13/2021 - Grandparents Association Pt. 1
Feb 13, 2021
(Encore) Joan's guests this week are Catherine Wiley, grandmother and founder of #CatholicGrandparentsAssociation – #CGA – and Marilyn Henry, also a grandmother, who founded the American branch of CGA. #Catholicism #Christianity #God #Jesus
Vatican Insider - 02/06/2021 - Vatican Museums' Patrons of the Arts - Pt. 2
Feb 6, 2021
Joan continues her conversation from last weekend with Fr. Kevin Lixey, International director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums.
Vatican Insider - 01/30/2021 - Vatican Museums' Patrons of the Arts
Jan 30, 2021
Joan interviews Fr. Kevin Lixey, International director of the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums since September 2017. He explains how the Patrons Office came about, what the Patrons do for the Vatican Museums, how Patrons are organized in Chapters, the activities offered by the Chapters and how to become a Patron. His emphasis is on restoration - the principal activity of the Patrons Office. They also look at how this last year of Covid has affected the Vatican Museums, the Patrons and their Chapters.
Vatican Insider - 01/23/2021 - The Story of St. Agnes
Jan 23, 2021
This week Joan tells the story of St. Agnes, talks about the blessing of baby lambs in the Vatican on January 21 and the making of palliums. Before that Special, the Q&A of the week is all about exorcisms, including: has a Pope ever performed an exorcism? Tune in for the answer!
Vatican Insider - 01/16/2021 - Tribute to Papal Latinist Fr. Reginald Foster - Part II
Jan 16, 2021
Continued from last weekend - Part II of Joan's fascinating conversation with the late Fr. Reginald Foster - Latinist to the Popes for 40 years. He died Christmas Day 2020. Joan's conversation with him is from two years ago.
Vatican Insider - 01/09/2021 - Tribute to Papal Latinist Fr. Reginald Foster
Jan 9, 2021
You will not want to miss the interview segment of “Vatican Insider” this weekend as Joan pays tribute to the late Fr. Reginald Foster, the celebrated Latinist to the Popes. Fr. Reggie, as he loved to be called, died Christmas Day at St. Ann’s home where he had lived for a number of years in his native Milwaukee. He was 81. Joan spent some time in Milwaukee with him two years ago and this edition of Vatican Insider features Part I of their conversation.
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