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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.

CNA Staff, May 27, 2020 / 12:09 am MT (CNA).- The current drop in the number of people in the United States identifying with a religion may not be permanent, but it is in some ways unprecedented, according to a new research study aiming to quantify the drop in religiosity

CNA Staff, May 27, 2020 / 09:19 am MT (CNA).- Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, Ohio has submitted his resignation to Pope Francis, due to a recurrence of leukemia, the diocese has announced. The bishop is 71 years old, four years younger than standard retirement age for bishops. In April

Vatican City, May 27, 2020 / 04:55 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis approved a miracle attributed to the intercession of Fr. Michael J. McGivney Wednesday, paving the way for the beatification of the founder of the Knights of Columbus. During a May 26 meeting with Cardinal Angelo Becciu, the prefect

CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 03:52 pm MT (CNA).- As Congress considers additional COVID relief efforts in the coming weeks, it should focus especially on the needs of the poor and vulnerable, said the head of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development. “As Congress turns

CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- Churches in California can begin holding services again at a limited capacity, the state announced on Monday. The California health department ruled that, subject to the approval of local authorities, churches in the state can begin reopening along with in-store

CNA Staff, May 26, 2020 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- A record number of people left the Church in the German Archdiocese of Munich and Freising last year, a local statistical office said Tuesday. The Munich statistical office told CNA Deutsch, CNA’s German-language news partner, May 26 that 10,744 Catholics

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 26, 2020 / 01:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Minnesota Catholic Conference on Tuesday called the death of a black man while he was in police custody a “tragedy,” and welcomed an investigation. A video circulated online on Tuesday of a May 25 arrest

CNA Staff, May 25, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Georg Ganswein has spent most of the last two decades standing next to the person with the microphone, in his service as an aide to both Pope emeritus Benedict XVI and Pope Francis. But a new book collects the

CNA Staff, May 25, 2020 / 10:54 am MT (CNA).- As Catholics celebrate Memorial Day this year, they should keep in mind not only the sacrifice of the men and women who gave their lives in service to the country, but also Christ’s sacrifice, which is at the heart of

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, May 25, 2020 / 10:01 am MT (CNA).- Four medical school educators have said that fully to address a patient’s needs, physicians should begin asking questions about the patient’s spirituality and religion. A May 19 opinion piece in the Annals of Internal Medicine was written