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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 Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 07:40 am His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Chairman of the Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States, spoke of a “dialogue of love” between the two faiths and the potential for increased unity in a historic address to the Fall

by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 15:53 pm The bishops of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops elected Father Michael J.K. Fuller as their new general secretary on Tuesday, Nov. 16.. The election was held on the second day of the Fall General Assembly of the

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 Alejandro Bermudez Denver Newsroom, Nov 16, 2021 / 13:50 pm In an unusual interview published by Vatican News ahead of the U.S. bishops’ vote this week on the document titled “The Mystery of the Eucharist in the Life of the Church,” Cardinal Roger Mahoney, the retired Archbishop of Los

by Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 16, 2021 / 12:01 pm While the Catholic Church’s position in the world has altered, its evangelistic mission “does not change with the culture, or politics, or the spirit of the age,” Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles reminded his fellow bishops Nov.

By Shannon Mullen Baltimore, Md., Nov 15, 2021 / 17:24 pm When the call went out for men to march and pray for the unborn in Baltimore on Monday, Gabriel Vance and his extended family turned out in droves. A caravan of 20 of his family members made the seven-hour

On Nov. 16, the Catholic Church celebrates the memory of a distinguished medieval nun and writer in the Benedictine monastic tradition, Saint Gertrude of Helfta, better known as “St. Gertrude the Great.” One of the most esteemed woman saints of the Christian West, she was a notable early devotee of

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Nov 12, 2021 / 19:05 pm An outspoken critic of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ draft document on the Eucharist predicts it will be adopted at their fall assembly next week, though he intends to vote against it. “I’m afraid it is,” Bishop John Stowe, OFM

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Nov 13, 2021 / 10:41 am Former Congressman Dan Lipinski has urged faithful to be “Catholics first” in the public square, putting their faith above an excessive loyalty to party, personal comfort, or fear. In an address at the University of Notre Dame’s de Nicola

by Kevin J. Jones St. Louis, Mo., Nov 11, 2021 / 17:01 pm A cross-shaped display of flags commemorating the lives lost in abortion was targeted by vandals at Saint Louis University, a Jesuit school, soon after it was set up on campus Monday morning. The university’s pro-life group, a