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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 9, 2022 / 06:00 am The U.S. bishops recently welcomed a relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis. It is the teenager’s pericardium, or the sac that protected his heart. “I now bring to you the relic of the pericardium, which is the membrane that …

by Christine Rousselle Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 15:00 pm Blessed Carlo Acutis will serve as the patron of the first year of a new three-year Eucharistic Revival project the U.S. bishops approved Nov. 17, a designation that entrusts a critical initiative to the intercession of a popular modern …

by Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder Baltimore, Md., Nov 17, 2021 / 16:20 pm Seeking to rekindle devotion to the Eucharist, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops voted Nov. 17 to launch an ambitious, three-year revival initiative, culminating with a National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis in 2024. “My sense, from speaking …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Oct 11, 2021 / 14:10 pm Carlo Acutis, a Catholic Italian teenager who died in 2006, was beatified Oct. 10, 2020 in Assisi. Acutis, a gamer and computer programmer who loved soccer and the Eucharist, gained interest around the world. So who was Carlo Acutis? …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Sep 30, 2021 / 06:00 am A Catholic diocese in the Australian Outback has announced plans to open the first K-12 Catholic school named for Blessed Carlo Acutis. Blessed Carlo Acutis College will “have at its heart a daily life of prayer and devotion to …

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Aug 9, 2021 / 15:30 pm A longtime Hollywood artist has teamed up with a Catholic YouTube host to create a live-action film on Eucharistic miracles. Ray Grijalba, host of the YouTube channel “The Joy of the Faith,” is co-producing the “Eucharistic Miracle Movie,” along …

by Courtney Mares Rome, Italy, May 3, 2021 / 13:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Catholic parishes across Italy and as far away as the Philippines celebrated what would have been the 30th birthday of Blessed Carlo Acutis on Monday. Acutis, who was born on May 3, 1991, became the first millennial …

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Apr 22, 2021 / 09:00 am America/Denver (CNA). A Vatican cardinal has said that Blessed Carlo Acutis’ love for praying the rosary in his “short but full” life exemplified timeless wisdom. Cardinal Marcello Semeraro, prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, made the …

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Mar 17, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- Relics of Carlo Acutis can now be found in a cathedral in Poland thanks to the initiative of a youth chaplain. Fr. Adrian Sadowski, the diocesan youth chaplain for the Diocese of Ełk in northeast Poland, was …