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Catholic News Agency

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.

Gallup, N.M., Nov 6, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- The Diocese of Gallup has chosen to stop using Zoom Video Communications for its internet meetings, citing the company’s support of abortion rights. Eric Yuan, the founder and CEO of Zoom, was among the 187 executives who signed a letter that

By Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Nov 6, 2019 / 04:00 am (CNA).- U.S. senator and noted hip-hop enthusiast Marco Rubio shared his thoughts on rapper Kanye West’s new gospel album in a recent interview with CNA. “I don’t know if I like it or dislike it,” Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)

Columbus, Ohio, Oct 29, 2019 / 04:33 pm (CNA).- For the second time in three months, Ohio’s top court has refused to hear an appeal from the last abortion clinic in Montgomery County. On Tuesday, the Ohio Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from the Women’s Med Center in

Vatican City, Oct 15, 2019 / 09:44 am (CNA).- The Vatican promoted the launch of a ‘smart rosary’ bracelet Tuesday compatible with an iOS and Android app, which costs over $100. “In a world of indifference and in the face of so many injustices, poverty, elementary rights denied, praying for

By Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 13, 2019 / 03:20 am (CNA).- Nearly two centuries ago, John Henry Newman was England’s most well-known Anglican priest, until he risked everything to become a Catholic. Today he has become a saint. As Pope Francis named Cardinal John Henry Newman a saint Sunday,

By Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 4, 2019 / 04:35 am (CNA).- Pope Francis Sunday remembered the victims, and the families of the victims, of recent shootings in Texas, California, and Ohio, asking for prayers. “I am spiritually close to the victims of the episodes of violence that these days

Louisville, Ky., Jul 10, 2019 / 12:15 pm (CNA).- Archbishop Joseph Kurtz requested prayers Wednesday as he announced that he has been diagnosed with bladder cancer and will soon undergo treatment. The Archbishop of Louisville announced he will be out of the archdiocese for three months while he receives treatment.

Vatican City, Jun 18, 2019 / 11:01 am (CNA).- Pope Benedict XVI is not dead and did not recently suffer a stroke, the Vatican confirmed on Tuesday. On Monday, rumors circulated on Twitter and other social media platforms that the Pope Emeritus had suffered a “mild ischemia” – a kind

By Courtney Grogan Vatican City, Jun 12, 2019 / 05:03 am (CNA).- Fr. Augustus Tolton advanced along the path to sainthood Wednesday, making the runaway slave-turned-priest one step closer to being the first black American saint. Pope Francis recognized the heroic virtue of Fr. Tolton June 12 making him “venerable”

Sagrada Familia (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Barcelona, Spain, Jun 10, 2019 / 04:01 pm (CNA).- After 137 years of ongoing construction, Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia received a building permit Friday. Construction on the basilica is expected to be completed in 2026. Architect Antoni Gaudí began his work on Sagrada Familia in 1883, and in 1914 stopped all