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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 AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Nov 18, 2022 / 07:30 am In a move that could lead to Catholics and Orthodox celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus Christ at the same time, the spiritual leader of the world’s Eastern Orthodox Christians has confirmed his support for finding a common date to …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2022 / 14:45 pm Cameron Bertuzzi, a popular Protestant YouTube host, announced Thursday online that he is in the process of converting to Catholicism. “So, the big announcement is that on Sept. 20, 2022, I decided to become Catholic. I’m currently in …

By Joe Bukuras Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2022 / 15:45 pm Organizers of the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis have announced plans for a major pilgrimage to the event — and a big budget cut. The Congress, which is the culmination of the National Eucharistic Revival — a three-year initiative by …

This feast celebrates the dedications of two of the four major basilicas of Rome. Saint Peter’s Basilica was originally built in 323 by the emperor Constantine. The basilica was constructed over the tomb of Peter the Apostle, the Church’s first Pope. After standing for more than a thousand years, Pope …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 16, 2022 / 17:00 pm The U.S. Senate voted 62-37 Wednesday to pass a bill that would federally recognize same-sex marriage and provide legal protections for interracial marriages. The Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA), if ultimately signed into law by President Joe Biden, would repeal the …

by CNA Staff Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2022 / 12:45 pm Editor’s note: Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, the outgoing president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, addressed his fellow U.S. bishops on Nov. 15 at their annual fall assembly in Baltimore. He used the occasion …

by Joe Bukuras Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2022 / 17:50 pm In his first press conference after being elected president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, Archbishop Timothy Broglio said Tuesday that he’d be “happy” to meet with President Joe Biden, a Catholic whose position on abortion, transgenderism, and gay marriage …

On Nov. 17, the Catholic Church celebrates the life and example of St. Elizabeth of Hungary, a medieval noblewoman who responded to personal tragedy by embracing St. Francis’ ideals of poverty and service. A patron of secular Franciscans, she is especially beloved to Germans, as well as the faithful of …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Nov 15, 2022 / 07:16 am The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., announced that its annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, which both typically take place in conjunction with the national March for Life in Washington D.C., have been canceled. “After a consultation process that …

by CNA Staff Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2022 / 12:48 pm Archbishop Timothy Broglio of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was elected Tuesday to head the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) for the next three years in a vote of 138-99. Broglio will be taking the role after …