CNA Columns

Two national studies produced by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), based at Georgetown University, found that young... (Read more)
As Hollywood seems to run out of its own original ideas, reboots and remakes are an increasingly big part of the release schedule – with... (Read more)
It was a single word that brought about the decisive split between the Eastern and Western churches. It happened in May 581, at the Council of... (Read more)

The Way of Beauty

The President Who Nearly Was

By Sr. Joan L. Roccasalvo, C.S.J.

In this political season—some call it the theater of the absurd—discussions about women presidents evoke strong views. In the1960s, there was... (Read more)
In a message to a gathering of bishops of the Americas in Bogota, Colombia, Pope Francis made a point that’s always worth recalling but especially... (Read more)
Two young men were ordained Catholic priests last Friday in Ankawa, Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, for the Chaldean Catholic Church. Louis... (Read more)
When Renee Zellweger burst into fame as Tom Cruise’s quirky, humble girlfriend in “Jerry McGuire” back in 1996, her impish look and shy girlish... (Read more)
Mother Teresa, the most recent Catholic saint, is, indeed, a saint for all. Catholic, or not, people around the world know Mother Teresa of... (Read more)
Search the Internet, and you’ll find literature in abundance regarding the hackneyed phrase, dark night of the soul. Last week, the phrase... (Read more)
As the first Pope in history to write an encyclical letter on the environment, Pope Francis demonstrated to the Catholic Church and world, the... (Read more)

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