CNA Staff

CNA Staff

The Catholic News Agency (CNA) Staff are a team of journalists dedicated to reporting news concerning the Catholic Church around the world. Our bureaus are located in Denver, Washington, and Rome. We have sister language agencies in Kenya, Germany, Peru, Brazil, and Italy. CNA is a service of EWTN News. You can contact us at [email protected] with questions.

Articles by CNA Staff

‘They’re not going to succeed’: Pro-life societies stand firm in face of opposition on England’s campuses

Oct 26, 2021 / 08:10 am

Protesters targeted a pro-life stand at Oxford University’s Freshers’ Fair.

UK lawmakers formally propose ‘Amess amendment’ on last rites to bill

Oct 26, 2021 / 04:30 am

The amendment’s supporters include Hong Kong’s last governor Chris Patten.

Pope Francis meets Knights of Columbus leader at Vatican

Oct 25, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Patrick E. Kelly took office on March 1.

Pope Francis names Jeffrey Sachs to pontifical academy

Oct 25, 2021 / 06:30 am

Sachs has been a frequent visitor to the Vatican in recent years.

Indian Catholic archbishop criticizes Christian missionary survey plan

Oct 25, 2021 / 04:30 am

‘There is no good that will come out of it,’ said Archbishop Peter Machado.

5 ways Saint Pope John Paul II changed the Catholic Church forever

Oct 22, 2021 / 16:10 pm

You probably know that St. Pope John Paul II was the second longest-serving pope in modern history with 27 years of pontificate, and he was the first non-Italian pontiff since the Dutch Pope Adrian VI in 1523. But did you know that he changed the Catholic Church forever during those 27 years?  Here are five reasons why:

English assisted suicide bill not put to vote in House of Lords

Oct 22, 2021 / 15:00 pm

After seven hours of debate and notable opposition in the House of Lords on Friday, the sponsor of a bill that would legalize assisted suicide in England and Wales chose not to take the bill to a vote.

Adults from Afghanistan, Iran, prepare to be baptized as Catholics in Vienna

Oct 22, 2021 / 13:00 pm

Some have had ‘very deep religious experiences.’

Catholic, Anglican, and Jewish leaders urge UK Parliament to reject assisted suicide bill

Oct 22, 2021 / 06:35 am

They called for ‘high-quality palliative care’ to be made available to all.

Pope Francis asks Catholics to be ‘more courageous’ in tackling crisis exposed by COVID-19

Oct 22, 2021 / 03:00 am

‘We cannot resign ourselves and sit back and watch,’ he said.

Could St. John Paul II be declared a Doctor of the Church?

Oct 22, 2021 / 02:00 am

The Polish bishops’ conference made a formal request in 2019.

UK lawmaker proposes adding ‘Amess amendment’ on last rites to bill

Oct 21, 2021 / 14:00 pm

The amendment would ensure that Catholic priests can administer the last rites at crime scenes.

Benedict XVI is ‘full of zest for life,’ says Archbishop Gänswein

Oct 21, 2021 / 04:40 am

The archbishop said the 94-year-old is ‘stable in his physical weakness.’

Poland commemorates anniversary of Blessed Jerzy Popieluszko’s martyrdom

Oct 20, 2021 / 13:00 pm

The blessed was killed on Oct. 19, 1984.

Catholic leader says his archdiocese won’t take part in global synodal process, citing ‘ideological’ risk

Oct 20, 2021 / 09:00 am

His archdiocese is one of the world’s smallest.

Pope Francis thanks child for impromptu ‘lesson’ at general audience

Oct 20, 2021 / 03:45 am

The boy approached the pope during his weekly catechesis.

‘I hope that I can join them soon’: Benedict XVI sends condolence message after friend’s death

Oct 19, 2021 / 09:00 am

He said that the death of Fr. Gerhard Winkler touched him deeply.

Sir David Amess death: Catholic bishop calls for last rites to be recognized as ‘emergency service’

Oct 19, 2021 / 05:55 am

Police reportedly turned away a priest who sought to administer the last rites to the Catholic Member of Parliament.

Fire ‘set deliberately’ damages Scotland’s national shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes

Oct 19, 2021 / 04:20 am

It is the latest in a series of incidents that have alarmed the country’s Catholics.

Catholic colleagues pay tribute to slain British lawmaker Sir David Amess

Oct 18, 2021 / 13:00 pm

David Alton said: ‘His faith was in his DNA and animated his belief in public service.’