Mismong si Pope Francis ang mangunguna sa Misa De Gallo o Simbang Gabi sa Vatican. Gaganapin ito sa St. Peter’s Basilica sa Disyembre 15, 4:30 ng hapon doon habang 10:30 na ng gabi naman sa Pilipinas.
A journalist has claimed that the finances of the Vatican are “at risk of default." It also mentioned that the budget of the Vatican is getting worse. However, some officials of the Vatican has clarified the issue.
Isang nakakatouch na pangyayari ang nasaksihan ng maraming Katoliko sa pamamagitan ng isang batang babae. Ang nasabing batang babae ay umakyat sa stage kung nasaan si Pope Francis habang nagsasalita ito.
Naglunsad ng "high tech" na rosary ang Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network. Tinawag itong eRosary na maaring gawing bracelet at konektado rin sa app sa cellphone o anumang gamit na electronic device.
Pope Francis met with 230 hairdressers and beauticians at the Vatican. He urged them to work in a “Christian style” and treat their customers with kindness. The pontiff also encouraged them to cut of gossiping at work.
A video of Pope Francis refusing to let people kiss his ring went viral. Many people were surprised and questioned the act of the pontiff. However, the Pope has broken his silence about the controversy.