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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.

“Those who live among us without a permanent home, then, provide us a powerful reminder that we are people on pilgrimage, that this is not our true home,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a homily in a Requiem Mass for the homeless on November 6, 2021. | Dennis Callahan By …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 19, 2022 / 09:10 am In 2001, Richard Johnson suffered a major knee injury during an operation in Kosovo. The military nurse was given strong painkillers, which led him into an addiction that gradually dragged him into the abyss. He spent the next 14 …

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, May 19, 2022 / 06:23 am John Paul II began his pontificate with the words “Be not afraid” — a phrase that the Polish pope’s biographer believes can be applied to Vatican diplomacy with Russia and China today. George Weigel, author of the bestselling biography “Witness to …

by David Ramos Mexico City Newsroom, May 19, 2022 / 15:14 pm The body of Father José Guadalupe Rivas Saldaña, 57, has been found with signs of violence on the outskirts of Tecate, a city located on the border with the United States in the Mexican state of Baja California. …

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., May 17, 2022 / 05:17 am The U.S. Catholic bishops appealed on Monday for “an honest dialogue rooted in Christ” about the “persistent evil of racism” after two mass shootings. In a May 16 statement, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) said that it continued …

Pascal was born at Torre-Hermosa, in the Kingdom of Aragon, on May 24, 1540. He was born on the Feast of Pentecost, which in Spain is called “the Pasch of the Holy Ghost”, which is why he received the name Pascal. He died at Villa Reale, May 15, 1592, on …

by Solène Tadié Lourdes, France, May 16, 2022 / 07:30 am The “invisible” wounds of war are at the heart of the eighth annual Warriors to Lourdes pilgrimage, taking place on May 10-16 during the 62nd International Military Pilgrimage at the shrine in southwestern France. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus in …

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. | Shutterstock by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 16, 2022 / 09:46 am The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion suggesting justices will overturn Roe v. Wade came and …

By CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 15, 2022 / 06:16 am Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Authorities are calling the mass shooting a racially motivated hate crime and say …

  Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022 | Daniel Ibanez/CNA by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, May 15, 2022 / 03:00 am Pope Francis on Sunday recognized 10 new saints of the Catholic Church during a canonization Mass in St. Peter’s Square. It was the Church’s first canonization since that of …