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by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Aug 2, 2021 / 08:10 am In a message to the Medjugorje Youth Festival on Monday, Pope Francis told young Catholics that Christ’s loving gaze can free them from attraction to idols. “Have the courage to live your youth by entrusting yourselves to the Lord

By CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jul 1, 2021 / 03:00 am U.S. Olympic gymnast Grace McCallum is bringing both her skills and her Catholic faith to the Tokyo games in July. McCallum does not travel anywhere without her rosary and a special cross from her grandmother, the Central Minnesota Catholic

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Nov 22, 2020 / 04:27 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis offered Mass for the Feast of Christ the King on Sunday, and afterward oversaw the traditional passing of the World Youth Day cross and Marian icon to a delegation from Portugal. At the end of

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 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

By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Sep 24, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, who will be beatified in Assisi Oct. 10, is an example of a teen who used the internet to “influence” people to draw closer to God, his mother said. “Carlo was able to use

by Katie Sciba The Catholic Church offers belonging to everyone regardless of your status in life. Children, teens, singles, marrieds, parents and seniors can live a full Catholic life, both serving others and being spiritually fed by Jesus. Our faith is a fire in need of inspiration to stay lit

by Anna Wilgenbusch Minneapolis, Minn., Jun 14, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- When it’s time for camp this summer, Catholic youth around the country will listen to inspirational talks, make friends in small groups, and sing praise and worship music around a bonfire– all in their very own living

Rome, Italy, Jun 13, 2020 / 09:38 am MT (CNA).- Venerable Carlo Acutis, an Italian teenager and computer programmer who died in 2006, will be beatified October 10 in Assisi, Italy. “The joy we have long awaited finally has a date,” Archbishop Domenico Sorrentino of Assisi said in a statement