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Carlo Acutis

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

EWTN Beatification of Carlo Acutis LIVE! The beatification of Carlo Acutis, Saturday, October 10 10:30 a.m. Carlo Acutis to be beatified Saturday. He is known as the “cyberapostle of the Eucharist”

by Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., Oct 9, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Servant of God Carlo Acutis is set to be beatified on Saturday, and will become the first member of the millennial generation to become officially known as a “blessed.” Interest in the life of Carlo Acutis has

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 7, 2020 / 11:50 am MT (CNA).- Ahead of Carlo Acutis’ beatification this week, people who knew the young computer programmer shared their memories of his love for the poor. “With his savings, he bought sleeping bags for homeless people and in the evening

By JD Flynn Denver Newsroom, Oct 1, 2020 / 04:10 pm MT (CNA).- Carlo Acutis, a Catholic Italian teenager who died in 2006, will be beatified Oct. 10 in Assisi. Acutis, a gamer and computer programmer who loved soccer and the Eucharist, has been the subject of interest around the