Now that the new Pontiff has been elected you may wish to see Pope Francis in person. While you will not get one-on-one face time with him, the Pope makes regular appearances in public. Some events require tickets, while others do not. Keep track of the Pope Francis’ calendar online, including his travel schedule.
Where to see Pope Francis:
Angelus & Apostolic Blessing – Sundays at noon in St Peter’s Square when the Pope is in Rome. Everyone is welcome in the square.
Papal Audience – Wednesday mornings in St Peter’s Square. In the summer the Audiences are sometimes held at his residence in Castel Gandolfo.Tickets are required. Request tickets for Papal Audience via:
- Santa Susanna, the American Catholic Church in Rome
- Pontifical North American College
- Prefecture of the Papal Household
Liturgical Celebrations: Tickets are typically required and are in high demand for Masses such as Christmas, Holy Week, Easter and Canonization
Request tickets for Liturgical Celebrations via:
Tickets are always free. There is no reason to pay an agency or reseller for tickets. Please keep in mind that having a ticket does not guarantee a seat and does not guarantee entry to a celebration.