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 9, 16, 23 and 30
  in St Peter’s Square at 12:00 (no tickets required)
General Audiences Wednesday 5, 12, 19 and 26
  Saturday 22 Jubilee Year of Mercy Audience at 10:00
  (tickets required)
Liturgical Celebrations Saturday 8 Marian Vigil at 17:30 in St Peter’s Square


Sunday 9 Marian Jubilee at 10:30 in St Peter’s Square
  Sunday 16 Canonizations at 10:15 in St Peter’s Square


Pastoral Visit Saturday 1 - Sunday 2: Georgia and Azerbaijan
  Monday 31: Sweden


* 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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