CNA Columns

You may not have heard about it, but it was a big deal – big enough to inspire Pope Francis to get involved. The big deal was the under-reported... (Read more)
It's been a pretty dire year for movies so far, with the few bright spots coming from the leftover Oscar contenders from last year that opened in... (Read more)
When the third edition of the Roman Missal was put into use in the U.S. in Advent 2011, Catholics were given the option of occasionally reciting... (Read more)
When I visited Erbil, Iraq, in December with a congressional delegation determined to find out why Christians had often been excluded from U.S.... (Read more)
The need to know one’s roots and have a sense of belonging in this world is an innately human desire. Imagine if one wrong move made when you were... (Read more)
Just as people who like sausage shouldn’t visit a sausage factory, so people who stand in awe of the United States Senate shouldn’t get too close... (Read more)
When it was announced that the Vatican would open a commission into the question of women deacons, my initial response was unenthusiastic. I agree... (Read more)
In many places throughout the world there is a widening gulf, chasm, gap between races, tribes, classes, cultures, economic factions, political... (Read more)

Bishops' Corner

The Age of Noise

By Bishop James D. Conley

More than 70 years ago, the English satirist Aldous Huxley wrote that modernity is the “age of noise.” He was writing about the radio, whose... (Read more)
Amid the worldwide chaos wrought by President Trump’s ban on allowing the citizens of seven Islamic nations including Iran into the United States,... (Read more)

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