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Blessed Carlo Acutis

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

I recently made the decision to sell a series of books by Hans Urs von Balthasar. They had always been treasures of mine but, at 16 volumes, I knew I would never get around to reading them. It’s impossible to buy them as a set anymore, and their rarity tempted

CNA Staff, Oct 24, 2020 / 06:01 am MT (CNA).- The Bishop of Camden blessed a retreat center earlier this month, naming it for newly Blessed Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager who dedicated his talents to sharing his love for the Eucharist. Bishop Dennis Sullivan led the inauguration of the

by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 16, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Fifteen-year-old Carlo Acutis died within a week of being diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia, offering his suffering for the pope and for the Church. Following his beatification last Saturday, his doctors and hospital chaplain recalled their memories

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Oct 11, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis said Sunday that the life of Blessed Carlo Acutis provides a witness for young people that true happiness is found when one puts God first. “Yesterday in Assisi, Carlo Acutis, a fifteen-year-old boy in love

CNA Staff, Oct 10, 2020 / 10:15 am MT (CNA).- The beatification of Carlo Acutis took place Oct. 10 after a miracle attributed to his prayers and the grace of God. In Brazil, a boy named Mattheus was healed from a serious birth defect called an annular pancreas after he

by Courtney Mares Assisi, Italy, Oct 10, 2020 / 09:46 am MT (CNA).- With the beatification of Carlo Acutis in Assisi Saturday, the Catholic Church now has its first “Blessed” who loved Super Mario, Pokémon, and above all the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. “To be always united