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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.

by Joe Bukuras New York City, N.Y., Jan 24, 2022 / 16:15 pm Barricades and a line of police protected pro-life attendees entering and exiting the Archdiocese of New York’s Prayer Vigil for Life at St. Patrick’s Cathedral Saturday night, as members of the activist group New York City for

The great apostle was a Jew of the tribe of Benjamin. He surpassed all his peers in zeal for the Jewish law and their traditions, which he thought to be the cause of God, became one of the most fierce enemies and persecutors of Christians. He was one of the

Jan. 24 marks the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, the patron saint of writers and Christian unity whose role as a priest and bishop helped bring thousands of Protestants back to the Catholic Church. In the late 16th and early 17th century, St. Frances de Sales conducted spiritual direction

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 22, 2022 / 10:40 am President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of the procedure in a Jan. 22 statement marking the anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that

by Shannon Mullen Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2022 / 14:24 pm The popular podcaster and YouTube star Father Mike Schmitz came well-prepared for his speech at the March for Life rally Friday. “The first speech I ever gave in my entire life was in eighth grade. We got a chance

St. Vincent was Deacon of Saragossa, and a martyr under Diocletian in 304. This most renowned martyr of Spain is represented in the dalmatic of a deacon, and has as emblems a cross, a raven, a grate, or a fire-pile. He is honored as patron in Valencia, Saragossa and Portugal. Very

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 21, 2022 / 10:20 am Cardinal Wilton Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, responded strongly Friday to an activist group’s projection of pro-choice messages on the facade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Thursday night, the eve of the annual

by Kate Olivera Denver Newsroom, Jan 21, 2022 / 06:00 am Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates are expected to gather at the National Mall in Washington later today for the annual March for Life. The march will kick off with a noon rally featuring speakers including the host of

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jan 20, 2022 / 17:18 pm In a voice vote on Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed Joe Donnelly as ambassador to the Holy See. The former senator for Indiana was nominated for the post by president Joe Biden in October 2021. The Jan. 20 vote

by Joe Bukuras, Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 20, 2022 / 23:16 pm Pro-life Catholic leaders reacted with shock and disgust at an activist group’s projection of pro-choice messages on the fascade of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Thursday night in Washington, D.C., on the