Archive for July 4, 2021


By Ursula Murua

The best Catholic podcasts of 2021 for your summer

Podcast listenership took a dip in 2020, as the world ground to a halt because of the coronavirus pandemic. But... Read more

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By CNA Staff

Four patriotic Americans on their way to sainthood

The Catholic Church in the United States has a long list of extraordinary men and women from all walks of... Read more


By CNA Staff

12 Amazing Facts about the life of Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati

Pier Giorgio Frassati, born on April 6, 1901 to a prominent and wealthy Italian family, became a popular role model... Read more


By Katie Yoder

"I Felt the Love of Jesus Pouring Out": Catholics Return to Confession

Whether they’re returning to confession after the pandemic or after falling away from their faith, Catholics have “no reason for... Read more

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UN accused of lies, manipulation in effort to legalize abortion in El Salvador

Salvadoran pro-life leader Sara Larín charged that the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is lying... Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican confirms Pope Francis will visit Slovakia in September

Pope Francis will visit four Slovakian cities from Sept. 12-15. Read more

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By Hannah Brockhaus

Updated: Pope Francis ‘well’ after surgery on colon for diverticulitis

Pope Francis has "reacted well" to a scheduled colon surgery he underwent at a Rome hospital on Sunday. Read more

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Traditional Latin Mass advocates appeal to Pope to protect Summorum Pontificum

A federation that advocates for the Traditional Latin Mass has appealed to Pope Francis to protect it, for those "within... Read more