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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 Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 10, 2021 / 05:30 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Saturday expressed his sorrow at the death of Prince Philip in a letter to Queen Elizabeth II, his wife of 73 years. “Saddened to learn of the death of your husband Prince Philip, Duke

Washington D.C., Apr 9, 2021 / 17:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Canada’s Catholic bishops have condemned the country’s new assisted suicide law, and are asking for people to pray and to contact their elected officials in opposition to it. “At this point, it is important to become informed, to renew our

CNA Staff, Apr 9, 2021 / 05:53 am America/Denver (CNA). Cardinal Vincent Nichols led the Catholic community Friday in mourning the death of Prince Philip at the age of 99. The president of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales said April 9: “At this moment of sadness and

CNA Staff, Apr 16, 2020 / 02:45 pm MT (CNA).- On April 30, 2000, the Church officially declared the Sunday after Easter to be “Divine Mercy Sunday,” an annual celebration of the mercy of God. The celebration usually centers around the image of Divine Mercy painted by St. Faustina Kowalska,

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Apr 8, 2021 / 05:00 am America/Denver (CNA). The Vatican’s astronomical observatory has launched a new website as part of its mission to show the world the Catholic Church’s support of science and scientific research. Together with the website, which has hundreds of resources on

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 8, 2021 / 08:00 am America/Denver (CNA). On Divine Mercy Sunday, Pope Francis will offer Mass in a church containing the relics of both St. Faustina Kowalska and St. John Paul II. This will be the second year that the pope has chosen to

St. Julie Billiart, co-foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, came to her religious vocation late in life, at the age of 51. She was born in 1751, the fifth of seven children. As a child, she developed a great love for Jesus in the

Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2021 / 11:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Catholic schools must be free to uphold the Church’s teachings, lawyers for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis said after a federal judge allowed a lawsuit against the archdiocese to proceed. Judge Richard Young of the Southern District of Indiana ruled on

St. John Baptist de la Salle is known for promoting and reforming Christian education, especially amongst the poor. He is also the founder of the Institute of the Brothers of Christian Schools, which now teaches around the world. The French priest was one of the first pedagogues to emphasize classroom

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Apr 5, 2021 / 04:16 am MT (CNA).- Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois doesn’t generally introduce himself as a runner. His first love is hockey, which, at nearly 70 years old, he still plays regularly. He even coaches the goalkeepers at a local Catholic