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Catholic News Agency

Founded in continued response to Pope John Paul II’s call for a “New Evangelization,” the Catholic News Agency (CNA) has been, since 2004, one of the fastest growing Catholic news providers to the English speaking world.

By Elise Harris Vatican City, Jun 13, 2018 – Pope Francis said Wednesday that the greatest danger modern youth face is not the array of problems that surround them, but rather, the temptation to mediocrity – preferring to stay immobile rather than making a leap toward the next step. Pointing

By Kevin J. JonesWashington D.C., Jun 6, 2018 (CNA/EWTN News). When presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy was shot in a California hotel on June 5, 1968, his supporters prayed. “After Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, many supporters got down on their knees and prayed the

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome, Italy, May 14, 2018 (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis said Monday he is worried that youth are too enmeshed in a virtual world of cell phones and other technology, separated, in particular, from the real human contact experienced by performing works of mercy. Answering a question about

by Courtney Grogan Washington D.C., Jan 29, 2018 / 04:30 pm (CNA).- A procedural vote on a Senate bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks failed on the evening of Jan. 29, after more than three hours of debate. The cloture motion, which would have prevented a filibuster on the

After Senator Tim Kaine, a Catholic from Virginia, was named Hillary Clinton’s running mate last week, several bishops spoke out on the sanctity of life – implicitly criticizing the nominee’s pro-choice stance. Bishop Francis X. DiLorenzo of Kaine’s home diocese of Richmond, Virginia released a statement regarding Catholics in public

“I caught one!” Someone screamed this outside of Father Ryan Kaup’s rectory window the other night, waking him up at 12:30 a.m. That’s because Fr. Kaup’s parish, Cristo Rey in Lincoln, Neb., is a Pokestop. What’s a Pokestop, you say? It’s part of Pokémon Go, the newest app craze released last

During his flight from Armenia to Rome on Sunday, Pope Francis gave a press conference to the assembled journalists aboard the papal plane. He reflected on his three-day trip to Armenia, his upcoming trips to Azerbaijan and Poland, the role of the Pope emeritus, Christian unity, and the reformation. He

Yesterday Pope Francis raised eyebrows around the world after declaring his openness to establishing a commission to study the female deaconate, but a careful look at his full response is less of a shocker, and points to nothing new. In fact, in addition to giving a brief summary of a

Northern Ireland’s voters should use their vote to uphold the right to life, not violate it, the Catholic bishops of the region said. “The social and moral teaching of the Church is clear, that it is never morally acceptable to support any policy that undermines the sacred inviolability of the

The world continues to be “hostile to the Gospel,” just as it was four centuries ago when St. John Ogilvie was martyred for his faith in Scotland, but continuing to witness to Christ will change the world, Pope Francis said on Thursday. This was the message of the Holy Father