It is the task of the Prefecture of the Papal Household to coordinate the services of the Antechamber and to organize the official audiences granted by His Holiness to Heads of State, Heads of Government, Governmental Ministers and other dignitaries, as well as to Ambassadors who come to the Vatican to present their Letters of Credence.




Angelus Sunday 4, 11, 18 and 25
  in St Peter’s Square at 12:00 (no tickets required)
General Audiences Wednesday 7, 14, 21 and 28
  Saturday 10 Jubilee Year of Mercy Audience, at 10:00
  (tickets required)
Liturgical Celebrations Saturday 3, Catechesis for workers and volunteers of mercy at 10:00 in St Peter’s Square
  Sunday 4, Jubilee for workers of mercy and Canonization of Mother Teresa at 10:00 in St Peter’s Square
  Sunday 25, Jubilee for Catechists at 10:30 in St Peter’s Square
Pastoral Visit Friday 30: Georgia and Azerbaijan


* Kindly be advised that tickets for all Papal ceremonies are issued free of charge.

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Information on how to reserve tickets:

Write to:
  • Prefecture of the Papal Household
    00120 Vatican City State
    Fax: +39 06 6988 5863


  • Date of the General audience or Liturgical celebration
  • Number of tickets required
  • Name / Group
  • Mailing Address
  • Telephone and Fax numbers

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